And so today it is on to the third of the big three Nobel Prizes. The announcement of a Nobel award is always a surprise. If you ever hear about a claim that somebody was once nominated for a Nobel prize but did not actually win, then unless it was […]

2016 Nobel Prize – Chemistry – Tiny Machines win



The Nobel Prize for Physics is the one that contains the most well-known names, hence it can be argued is the highlight of the entire endeavour, but perhaps that observation is my personal and wholly subjective bias leaking out? I’d like to argue no. It is certainly the most important prize in […]

2016 Nobel Prize – Physics



On 14-16th Oct the grassroots skeptic conference, QEDCon, is taking place in Manchester, UK. Initially started in 2011 by the Merseyside Skeptics Society, in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Skeptics Society, it has been running each and every year. It is a quite mind-expanding weekend, I can personally vouch for that. […]

#QEDCON is coming up soon and they still have a few tickets available