Well meaning, but possibly unhelpful.
Selling shares in polluting energy companies just leaves these firms in the hands of less concerned owners.
‘Naive’ theories of what does and doesn’t make sense.
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Naive theories of all kinds persist in the face of contradictory arguments and even in those who know them to be false.
Terry making Jack and me honorary wizards of Unseen University.
Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart wrote a series of four books on the science of Discworld.
Cool, now whose turn is it to make the tea?
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A solar eclipse knocks out Europe's solar power generation while also causing a huge surge once people get bored. It's a unique energy challenge.
Tunisian soldiers take up positions outside the National Bardo museum.
Tunisia's problem with radical Islamism has been steadily brewing since the days of the Ben Ali regime.
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George Osborne has delivered his fifth and final budget before the general election. Our academic experts respond.
Never the twain should meet.
A grand coalition would look more like a Gothic horror story than a Disney fairy tale.
The face of a Russia that could have been.
For Russia to make peace with its troubled post-Communist history, it needs a 1990s hero to remember. Boris Nemtsov could be just that.
Michael Keaton in Birdman.
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Birdman is awash with in-jokes, but laugh and then forget about them. And forget about the fact that Birdman is a backstage comedy set in a crappy 800-seat theatre in New York. Because this is really a…
Humans have ignored the signs.
The Earth’s climate has always changed. All species eventually become extinct. But a new study has brought into sharp relief the fact that humans have, in the context of geological timescales, produced…