Tag Archives: Royal Society

Take nobody’s word for it – evidence and authority in a world of propaganda

‘Nullius in verba’ is a fine ideal, but science is a little bit more complicated than that, as is the world in general Nullius in verba’ – roughly, ‘Take nobody’s word for it’ – is the motto of one of the … Continue reading

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Maxwell’s equations: 150 years of light

At the Guardian.

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Royal Society Winton Science Book Prize

Smashing Physics was shortlisted, and was featured on BBC Radio 4 Inside Science with an interview.

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Life and Physics in pictures – No.2

At the Guardian.

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