Einstein’s unfinished symphony in the media

Posted in Research on March 2nd, 2014 by steve

“Our discovery of an unpublished manuscript in which Einstein attempted a steady-state model of the cosmos (see last post or here for a preprint of our paper) is receiving a lot of media attention …” (more)

[Antimatter, 1 March]


COSMO 2013 at Cambridge University

Posted in Research on September 2nd, 2013 by steve

“Today was the first day of the COSMO 2013 conference at Cambridge. Walking up the path to the hallowed Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), I was gripped by my usual fear that I might be met with a frosty reception at the door; ‘No experimentalists, please!’ …” (more)

[Antimatter, 2 September]

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Ancient light at Cambridge University

Posted in Research on March 23rd, 2013 by steve

“I stayed on in Cambridge today in order to catch a series of seminars on the exciting new measurements of primordial light from the early universe – the PLANCK satellite measurements of the cosmic microwave background …” (more)

[Antimatter, 22 March]


Cosmic fingerprints at Trinity College Dublin

Posted in Research on March 12th, 2013 by steve

“I was back in Trinity College Dublin on Monday evening to catch a superb lecture ‘Finger -printing the Universe’ by Andrew Liddle, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Edinburgh …” (more)

[Antimatter, 12 March]

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Dark matters under discussion at Trinity College

Posted in Life on July 14th, 2009 by steve

Ireland“In the throes of a recession, pondering the fabric of the cosmos is more important than ever, says physicist Gerry Gilmore who was at TCD last night. Ten years ago, nobody except physics buffs had even heard of dark matter. Now, everyone seems to be singing about it. Earlier this year the Dublin band Dark Room Notes released an album called We Love You Dark Matter, while a delightful ditty by the singer-songwriter Jonny Berliner poses the question to which the entire world of contemporary cosmology would like an answer …” (more)

[Arminta Wallace, Irish Times, 14 July]

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