7 January 2021
Steve Jones’ most recent and excellent book, Here Comes the Sun, uses Karl Marx as a starting point for useful digressions on the relationship between the power behind the solar system and the political economy of our planet.
25 August 2016
In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries two men, Copernicus and Galileo, helped to cast out ancient ideas about physics and astronomy. Their work laid the foundation for modern scientific understanding.
20 June 2016
Anyone relying on European Union funding from the Horizon 2020 programme should take note: when the Commission decides it, billions of euros can be siphoned off and used for its pet projects.
18 October 2015
A grassroots organisation of scientists and supporters of science and research in Britain is warning of plans for huge cuts to the science budget – and vowing to campaign against them.
CPBML Public Meeting, Wednesday 4 March, 7.30pm
Bertrand Russell Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4R
The forces of reason are under attack. The assault on progress is coming from all sides – religious reaction, quasi-religious environmentalist fringes, and all those in power who fear the strength of scientific thinking. Science must be reclaimed by the people for what it is: a force for progress.
Come and discuss – all welcome.