I want to explain why I think many proponents of Global Warming are ‘fundamentalist’ in their beliefs and behaviour. This is prompted by my previous post and the conversation with Christian X Burnham in the comments.
I started recycling before it was fashionable. I used to walk carrying bags filled with glass, paper and cans to the nearest recycling containers. Then I used to ride my bike with all the recycling. I did this for well over 10 years before my council started home collections.
Paul Olding, the director of ‘What On Earth Is Wrong With Gravity?’, has put up some unused clips from the programme. Dr. Brian Cox explains the Holographic Principle in a very nice vineyard in California. Brian and Leonard Susskind on String Theory Brian talks with Leonard Susskind about Extra Dimensions.
The Maya of ancient Mexico had very advanced concepts of mathematics, astronomy and Time. They kept track of solar and lunar years, eclipses and the cycles of visible planets. To carry out their calendric and astronomical calculations they developed a sophisticated mathematical system where units are written with dots and bars are used to represent […]
Finally, the BBC agreed to allow more clips to be released online. Which is nice of them. Considering that Brian’s programme *isn’t* going to get any advertising or marketing at all from the BBC. They choose about three Horizons in a year to publicise… hmmmm… Anyway, these are pretty funny. One thing to know about […]
**UPDATE** 2nd December. Brian’s new Horizon on Time is on tonight at 9pm. More on that here. For more info on Brian and his research, please visit his website. For more info on the work being done at CERN, please visit Brian’s podcast, CERN Podcast There’s loads of outtakes from Horizon on YouTube And, if […]
Via Hugh via Lee on Twitter.
Brian and our friend Alom Shaha made a series of films about CERN and physics last year. Alom has re-cut some of it into a kind of ‘trailer’ for CERN. Lovely.
He would have been 73 today. Think of him.
A little video of Kevin Eldon and Simon Munnery at CERN. With Machadaynu goodness. :)
Via CERN Podcast… Kevin Eldon and Simon Munnery are well-known to British comedy fans. Also known by his stagenames of Alan Parker: Urban Warrior and The League Against Tedium, Simon Munnery is a comedy writer and experimental standup comedian.The Observer newspaper called Simon, ‘One of the most original and talented comedians in the country’. He’s […]
We all remember this video of some religious numpty claiming that bananas were made by God specifically for humans… He thinks a banana disproves evolution cos we can open it fairly easily. Now some other ignorant shit tries to use a jar of peanut butter to disprove evolution. But here is where it starts to […]
More 28 Weeks Later goodness from Damien and Phil…
I forgot about this until Vinnie put it up on my Facebook Superwall. :)
I can’t get enough of it. I. Cannot. Get. Enough. I’m even using it as my ringtone… See the original here…
Brian and I have been busy lately. Here are a couple examples of what we’ve been doing.