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The Standard Model – TEDEd Lesson

I may have mentioned before, the Standard Model is about 50 years old now. It embodies a huge amount of human endeavour and understanding, and I try to explain it in my book, A Map of the Invisible (or Atom … Continue reading

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Book Shambles

“It’s Part II of our end of year specials, but Part I of those we recorded backstage at the Hammersmith Apollo as part of the Compendium of Reason gigs. Guests on this episode include Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Ben Goldacre, Helen Czerski, … Continue reading

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Looming cuts to science and students

Also at the Guardian. Haven’t we been here before? Of course we have, and we will be here again. Time for Batman to return. The department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), responsible for funding research Councils and Universities in … Continue reading

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Updating stereotypes

Since this fun blog by Tom Chivers is all about being up to date, I thought it deserved up to date stereotypes in the cartoon. (I mean… ties!!) Interestingly the wastepaper bin and the chair don’t change.

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