Tag Archives: Marcus Chown

Enlightenment 2 – Tiny Physics

Our “Enlightenment” series of podcasts continues. We travel to the other end of the size spectrum to look at the building blocks of reality itself, from Rutherford’s experiments in atomic theory to the Large Hadron Collider.

We speak to Oxford University professor of physics Frank Close, quantum theory physicist and popular science author Marcus Chown, and the ‘rock doctor’ Mark Lewney, who communicates string theory via the medium of RAWK guitar. Continue reading

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EdSciFest: Big Bangs, Guitars and Rockets

My third dispatch from the Edinburgh International Science Festival: I encourage all our readers to please submit their own reviews, views and experiences of the events! Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Science Festival 2010

Edinburgh International Science festival’s program of events was released today and we’ve had a close look through it to bring you some of the highlights coming up in April.
If you possess anywhere near the levels of science geekery that we do, you’ll be salivating at the prospect of the amount of juicy science on offer! Continue reading

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