I wanted to see the play for several reasons: 1) I am a physicist 2) I am a practising Roman Catholic 3) I find Alan Davies and David Baddiel very funny, normally I have never had a problem with being a Catholic and a physicist. To me quantum mechanics is so beautiful and weird that […]Read more "A review of “God’s Dice” by David Baddiel"
Michael Foale My notes from the talk (if they don’t make sense then it is entirely my fault) Introduction to the talk by Martin Archer and Julie Keeble Dr Martin Archer (Space Physicist, Queen Mary University of London)@martinarcher He studies Earth’s space environment and how seemingly empty space is in fact an incredibly complex and […]Read more "An evening with an astronaut"
Professor Gerry Lander Speaker: Professor Gerry Lander, Former Director of the Institut Laue-Langevin Grenoble, France Prof. Lander retired at the end of 2005 as Director of the Institute for Transuranium Elements (an European Commission Laboratory) in Karlsruhe, Germany, and is now living in Grenoble. He has returned to doing science, at least part time! His […]Read more "Chadwick and Meitner: Discoveries that changed the world"