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19 February 2017

The Churchill-science discovery that wasn’t

Churchill’s interests in science have been all over the media this past week. This has followed the claim in the leading science journal Nature that Mario Livio had discovered a ‘lost’ article by Winston Churchill on the possible existence of alien life.

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12 December 2016

Dirac in Israel

Paul Dirac last visited Israel in March 1979, when he gave the talk in Jerusalem on the early years of relativity. Thirty-seven years later, Graham visited the Weizmann Institute in Rehevot to talk about the life and work of Dirac, including his visit to Israel.

Dirac in Israel
Dirac during his visit to Jerusalem in March 1979, to give a talk as part of the Einstein centenary celebrations.


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23 November 2016

‘Ten Commandments’ of Communicating Physics

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Imperial College physicist Jess Wade has done of a brilliant job of graphically rendering Graham’s Ten Commandments, which he presented yesterday at the Institute of Physics’ headquarters in London.

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29 October 2016

What was Churchill’s Role in Developing the Bomb?

Churchill and Nuclear Weapons: From the A-Bomb to the H-Bomb

15 November 2016, 5:30pm

 

Graham will be discussing Churchill and the Bomb with historian Kevin Ruane in a public event at Churchill College, Cambridge, on 15 November, with the conversation moderated by the historian of science, Helen Anne Curry. The event is free.

 
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