Tag Archives: Les Houches

Your mileage may vary

The corona-cancellation of travel, for both work and holiday, at least means I’m making some progress on a long-standing “to do” list.  I’m fortunate; we have a loft space where I can work, and my kids are old enough to … Continue reading

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Reinterpretation of Data

Good data can be interpreted many ways. (So can bad data of course, but that’s boring.) This is not a comment on any recent epidemiology modelling, though I suppose there may be some issues in common. Here in my little … Continue reading

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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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Fairytale of New Physics

There seems to be a minor rash of polemic at the moment on the theme “aren’t scientists deluded/betraying science/living in fairytale-land”. Read more at the Guardian.

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