Last year, when bemused physicists reported the apparent discovery of faster than light neutrinos, a shock wave ran through the news media, despite professional physicists the world over pointing out that it was almost certainly a technical cockup (ISTR the… Continue reading →
Since the judgement was sent down (finally) on Alberto Contador’s clenbuterol case, quite a few stories have emerged detailing commentators’ views on the matter. The other day the Pez Cycling news website featured a comment article with which I pretty… Continue reading →
New Statesman – Richard Dawkins to guest-edit the New Statesman Christmas issue In a 100-page special issue, the evolutionary biologist and bestselling author Richard Dawkins brings together some of the world’s leading scientists, thinkers and writers. Should be interesting!