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Margin of Error

We have achieved 100k COVID-19 tests in day hurrah! Bang the pots and pans and stuff. There’s a certain amount of cynicism, with even the BBC fact-checking itself. Some of the tests are in the post, and several were on … Continue reading

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Another pentaquark

I was earlier into work than usual this morning after talking about a new pentaquark discovered by LHCb and reported just now in the Moriond QCD meeting. Even so, when I got in, Ryan was already there, well into his … Continue reading

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Conceptual design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN

This conceptual design report came out today. It looks like an impressive amount of work and although I am familiar with some of its contents, it will take time to digest, and I will undoubtedly be writing more about it … Continue reading

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Discussing Lucretius’ ideas and their relevance to life and physics today, with Naomi Alderman, for “Science Stories” on Radio 4. I learned a lot making and listening to this. Nice work. Lucretius, Sheep and Atoms  

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