Tag Archives: CERN

Nature Careers: Working Scientist podcast

I talked to Julie Gould for Nature recently, about the challenges of working on big collaborations, of doing physics in the media spotlight, on why LHC had more impact with the public than LEP, and more. (I also occasionally manage … Continue reading

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Future echoes

I have three email inboxes, for UCL, CERN and personal stuff. Catching up on some CERN bulk mails of the last few weeks, three interesting articles I thought worth sharing. One is a report from the “Future Circular Collider” (FCC) … Continue reading

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Neutrino platform

Do strategies make a difference? On Monday we had a meeting of UK particle physicists at the shiny new Institute of Physics building (beta version here, well worth a visit if you are in the Kings Cross area) to discuss … Continue reading

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Mosquitos and Toblerones

A couple of years ago I went to see Lucy Kirkwood’s play Mosquitos at the National Theatre. It starred Olivia Coleman and Olivia Williams, who were both brilliant, and was set largely in and around CERN. There was a lot … Continue reading

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