Monthly Archives: April 2013

Workshop for science writers

Just getting ridiculously excited reading the information about a workshop I’ve been invited to attend next month in Stockholm for science writers – wow even freelancers get invited, brilliant – which will cover dark energy, dark matter and gamma ray … Continue reading

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Space oddity – first cover feature

My first cover feature article has now gone online on the New Scientist website. It’s about exploring how quantum behaviours – like entanglement of particles – might be affected by the space-warping effects of relativity. Writing it was really interesting, … Continue reading

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Dark Matter – hype or result?

I’ve been pleased to read about the recent results from the detector on the ISS called AMS and an underground detector down a mine in Minnesota, called CDMS, which *hint* at ideas about dark matter. Hint is pretty crucial: weakly … Continue reading

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Living in community

Over the school holiday we have three guests sharing our space. One is a destitute asylum-seeker who has already been here three months now, via HOST Nottingham. We did a radio interview for radio Nottingham last month about living with … Continue reading

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Suffrage Science 2013 The new link is up for the 2013 publication now.

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Chicks and bunnies

To celebrate Easter we have just acquired eight little chicks. I’ve just been adoring their little chickeny ways, pecking and scratching and stretching out their tiny wings, snuggling together in a fluffy heap under the bulb in their box. Seven … Continue reading

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