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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

Covid-19 outbreak Modelling (March 2020) The data from the World Health organisation provides some help in understanding the spread of the disease. There are simple ways to analyse these data in an empirical spirit: Logistic function and complementary Fermi function … 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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