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Now that the dust has settled, my blog post on the Higgs discovery.
So, how do I feel about the Higgs discovery? Am I excited, indifferent or even just a little disappointed? Before CERN’s announcement on the 4 July 2012, I had asked myself on many occasions whether I hoped the Higgs would … Continue reading
My TV series on the history of electricity, Shock and Awe, is back on BBC4. Episode 1 is tomorrow evening (Sunday 29 April) at 8pm.
My radio show, The Life Scientific, starts again on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday, 8 May at 0900. My first guest is father of Gaia Theory, James Lovelock.
Since my book, Paradox: The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Science, came out a couple of weeks ago, there have been a number of reviews, which have been overwhelmingly positive about it. Here is a selection of quotes: ‘The wizardry of … Continue reading
Dundee University Press have just published the new (2nd) edition of Nucleus: A Trip Into the Heart of Matter. This is the only glossy, coffee table book on nuclear physics in existence and well worth a read.
The paperback edition of Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science is now out.
Click to read my latest blog on faster than light neutrinos and boxer shorts.