Tag Archives: Brian Cox

Science communication

I came across a Guardian article called why scientists are losing the fight to communicate science to the public. The only polite way I can describe it is missing the point entirely. The article was motivated by Brian Cox’s appearance … Continue reading

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Katie Mack, Brian Cox and Eric Idle

I was going to post this yesterday, but then Willard beat me to it. I thought I would post it now, but it’s all a bit disjointed, so apologies. Anyway, a couple of my fellow physicists/astrophysicists have been quite prominent … Continue reading

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Tired of experts?

I’ve been trying to think of what to say in regards to Michael Gove claiming that people in this country have had enough of experts. This is mainly because I just don’t really know what to make of it. Does … Continue reading

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The best evidence we have!

Brian Cox took a bit of flack because of a Guardian article about a speech he’d given in which he appeared to be suggesting that – when discussing climate science – scientists should sound more certain than they are. I … Continue reading

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