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Times Literary Supplement: Big flat lies

In Newton’s Apple and Other Myths about Science, twenty-eight academics refute some of the most pervasive myths about science. Isaac Newton discovered gravity, when he sat in the orchard and an apple fell on his head, according to one of the most famous stories of scientific discovery. During his life, Newton told the apple anecdote four times, and it only became well known much later, … Continue reading Times Literary Supplement: Big flat lies

Money Observer: Why nobody wants to trigger Article 50

If the UK does formally leave the EU it will have to renegotiate hundreds of trade agreements. But the UK parliament ‘does not currently have the capacity to cope with a full Brexit’, says a House of Commons commentator. The majority of members in the Houses of Parliament were on the ‘remain’ side, says the commentator, and a full Brexit would bring immense legislative difficulties … Continue reading Money Observer: Why nobody wants to trigger Article 50