I am now so old that I have lost track, and am both embarrassed and happy to have discovered that this birthday is actually one less than I’ve been saying for the last few weeks.
My Nature review of When Einstein Walked with Gödel, by Jim Holt
The Planck 2018 results papers are available! (Direct from ESA today and on the arXiv tomorrow.)
(It would be even better if the equations could also appear as inline text, but this is still pretty great.)
Just to be precise, the uncle with whom Trump “talked about nuclear” in preparation for the Korea summit has been dead since 1985.
Neil Turok discussing Hawking & Mandela — they shared a love of tea and a sense of humour — at the start of his 2018 Peter Lindsay Memorial Lecture “Quantum Universe” here at Imperial College.
This seems like an extreme reaction to GDPR: what data is The Baltimore Sun keeping that breaks the new privacy rules?
“Austerity has had nothing to do with economics.… It’s about… abandoning vulnerable people.”
“We are making cuts that I think Margaret Thatcher, back in the 1980s, could only have dreamt of.”