Tag Archives: Health

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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MMR and me. And propaganda.

Originally posted on Life and Physics:
I have a doctorate in physics. My wife has one in chemistry. We have an 11-year-old son, who should have got his MMR jab in 2003 A lot has been written about the MMR…

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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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Given a multiverse, does astrology work somewhere?

At the Guardian.

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