Tagged: Large Hadron Collider

From bosons to Bigfoot: six science mysteries that might be solved in 2016 - Guest Work

Guest Work Jan 05, 2016

Gavin Hesketh, UCL; Louise Gentle, Nottingham Trent University, and Simon Cotton, University of Birmingham From the origin of life to the fate of the universe, there’s plenty scientists simply don’t know. But they are making progress. 2015 has been a great year for science: we’ve seen the agreement of climate deal, pictures of dwarf … Read More

Ridiculing ridiculous science commentary - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 30, 2010

Sometimes it’s pointless to debate rationally with critics. When their approach and arguments are ridiculous it may be better to ridicule them rather than treat them seriosuly. It seems some British scientists have decided to do this with one of The Guardian’s columnists, Simon Jenkins. The last straw was a silly article of his Martin [...] … Read More

Journalists create world’s first artificial news story! - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 01, 2010

Image via Wikipedia I guess this little joke had to come. After the one about Venter’s new synthetic life form disapproving of God playing scientist (see God, stop ‘playing science’ ) we now have from the same source (NewsBisciut) breaking news of the world’s first synthetic news story about DNA (Journalists create world’s first artificial news [...] … Read More

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