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Royal Society’s science book of year Winton Prize winner. - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 18, 2011

The Wave Watcher’s Companion by Gavin Pretor-Pinney is this year’s  the winner of the Royal Society’s Winton Prize for science books. Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, presented the £10,000 prize to Gavin Pretor-Pinney at an award ceremony … Continue reading → … Read More

Science under Attack - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jan 29, 2011

Bryan Walker’s post on the new BBC documentary, “Science under Attack”, was so interesting I sat down and watched all 6 parts on youtube. While I would recommend watching them all, I found part 5 quite interesting for a number of reasons. Part 5 includes Sir Paul Nurse talking to a somewhat belligerent James Delingpole, the journalist … Read More

Paul Nurse: science under attack - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jan 29, 2011

Paul Nurse is the new President of the Royal Society. His predecessor Martin Rees was firm in his insistence on the seriousness of climate science and climate change, and Nurse is equally so. In a striking BBC Horizon documentary Science Under Attack he examines why public trust in scientific theory appears to have diminished, especially [...] … Read More