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Announcement of 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 was divided, one half awarded to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”, the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea … Continue reading

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Announcement of 2016 Nobel Prizes

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines” The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael … Continue reading

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News and Such

 New publication 26th July, 2020Schematics of a wrap round gate silicon nanowire field effect transistor of length 55 nm cut away to expose the channel region. The oxide thickness is 0.8 nm and the channel width is 2.2 nm. The … Continue reading

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Outreach: some talks in 2012

6.30 p.m., November 19th, 2012: Royal Observatory at Greenwich Flamsteed Astronomical Society Remote Exploration of rocky planets: craters to smart dust Prof John Barker 10.30 a.m.,November 27th, 2012  Jordanhill Parish Church Kelvin Probus Club, Glasgow A question of Cosmology Prof … Continue reading

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In search of Higgs

The link gives an excellent account of the LHC search for Higgs in cartoon form from PHD comics: Higgs Boson explained by Cartoon    

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