Tag Archives: BBC

A Selfish turn around CERN

At the Guardian.

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Prepare yourself for the restart

As the preparations for the higher-energy restart of the LHC continue, good to to see this Horizon “Hunt for the Higgs” (with Jim Al-Khalili, Jim Gates, Adam Davison, me, and others) is available again on BBC iPlayer for a while. … Continue reading

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Celebrating 60 Years of CERN

On BBC World Service. Interview with me and Pedro Teixeira-Dias of Royal Holloway. We recorded this on 2 September (after a brief delay when the recording deck went nuts and a load of water poured out of the bottom of … Continue reading

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Dark Energy, and Matter, Surveys

A quickie, too long for a tweet… If you want to know more about the Guardian’s No.1 big science question , you could do a lot worse than listen to the podcast of my UCL colleagues Ofer Lahav and Chamkaur … Continue reading

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Fairytale of New Physics

At the Guardian.

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Scientific research and the European Union

At the Guardian. This also features the pear-shaped nuclei which I wrote about in Nature.

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The Story of Stuff

An episode of the Sky at Night, which if I remember rightly featured me and Chris Lintott burying a bottle in some gravel on a rather cold beach.

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LHC and Higgs update: Kyoto here we come

At the Guardian.

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Frontiers: The Future of Particle Physics

At BBC Radio 4.

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Science v Art

An episode of the Infinite Monkey Cage record at the Latitude Festival.

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