June 2015

Prof Michela Massimi and "The Philosophy of the Large Hadron Collider" in the Guardian

"The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN in Geneva...The sheer complexity of the LHC experiments, and of LHC data acquisition and processing, poses tremendous challenges and affects the way knowledge is acquired. Since any analysis and interpretation of LHC data involves theoretical models and computer simulations, can one still consider such experimental results indisputable facts of nature?".

To Google, or not to Google, during exams?

Prof Duncan Pritchard and Dr Orestis Palermos discuss whether the use of Google should we allowed during exams. Have a look at the full paper!