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Book review: Introducing Quantum Theory

Last year I finally got round to reading two out of the three in this series that was given away with copies of The Guardian in, oh… 2010? The two were Introducing Philosophy and Introducing postmodernism. One was good, one was not. This year I finally read the third one: Introducing Quantum Theory. I don’t… Continue reading Book review: Introducing Quantum Theory

Academia · Feminism · Science

Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Careering Through Astronomy

Last week, after work, I found myself wandering down to the English Speaking Union, of all places. A strange enough venue (and Google Maps told me that the Edinburgh Toastmasters meet there, though how it knows that I can’t guess). I was there to see a lecture by Dame Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell. I am… Continue reading Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Careering Through Astronomy