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Being English abroad, 2019

My weekend was mostly spent on the French side of border country, experiencing serial incidents of Englishness. On Saturday we went to a lake and swam. There was a French guy who seemed to be staring at me while I … Continue reading

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The Oval, Hull, ExCel and CERN

Talking about particle physics is very audience-dependent A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk – “Scientific Section Presidential Address“, in fact – at the British Science Festival in Hull. I’ve just been sent links to a write-up (in … Continue reading

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Whether it is cricket or physics, imagined scenarios can expand the limits of our understanding

At the Guardian.

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