The Future of Science?

Yesterday I went to the Dana Centre, attached to the Science Museum, where we were challenged to listen to a series of presentations and decide to whom we would entrust our scientific future. Or something to that effect! Apparently it was to be like speed-dating, without the dating bit, unless you actually got those signals …

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Cake or beer? I’ll have the cake, please.

Yesterday was the Science Blogging Talkfest event - photos from (the very sneaky photographer!) Rebecca Smith here, a couple of which I've now stolen (below). So, it was Talkfest and I'm talking in most of the pictures. Makes sense but looking quite ridiculous. Basically some bloggers/readers of blogs/journalists/editors/Tweeters got together to have cake and tea/beer, …

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Science Only Adds; Don’t Cut the Budget!

Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers. - Voltaire Yesterday evening I attended the 2010 Voltaire Lecture at Conway Hall, a venue that hosts events, discussions and talks on ethical principles and education. Firstly, apologies to physicists for whatever horrible mistakes I may make; feel free to correct me/add necessary …

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