Media

Newspaper articles

Trump’s rejection of climate science

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/09/26)  pdf

Belgian priest who preached the big bang

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/06/2016)  pdf

Gravitational waves: general relativity passes another key test

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/03/2016) pdf

Irish Nobel win highlights slow-burning aspect of science

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/12/2015) pdf

Fred Hoyle: the brilliant man who lost the big bang debate

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/10/2015) pdf

The great injustice of climate change

Science Today, The Irish Times (30/07/2015) pdf

Ireland’s narrow research focus on commercial technology is short-sighted

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/04/2015) Pdf

Hawking film gripping despite a black hole or two 

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/02/2015) Pdf

Einstein’s theory of relativity clashes with common sense

Science Today, The Irish Times (30/10/2014)

Fraudulent research results; how common are they?

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/07/2014)

All changed, changed utterly

Article on Leaving Cert mathematics, The Irish Times (10/06/2014)

Term is over so the research begins

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/05/2014)

Science isn’t swayed by the fashion of the age

Science Today, The Irish Times (30/01/2014)

A Nobel for Higgs

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/10/2013)

Earth burns as we chat about the weather

Science Today, The Irish Times (22/08/2013)

No relief as climate change accelerates

Science Today, The Irish Times (14/06/2013)

Labs, lectures and luring young people into science

My Education Week, The Irish Times, 14/05/2013

Why the big bang is a misnomer

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/01/2013)

Don’t expect an evolution in US climate change policy

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/11/2012)

Lost genius who merits a place on the podium

Science Today, The Irish Times (30/08/2012) (Pdf)

Science is for everyone (Pdf)

Think Tank: Ideas for the 21st Century,  The Sunday Times (04/08/2012)

A glimpse of the God particle

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/03/2012)

Verdict out on neutrino experiment 

Science Today, The Irish Times (28/12/2011)

Relativity passes dramatic satellite test

Science Today, The Irish Times (22/09/2011)

One of the great puzzles of science celebrates its centenary

Science Today, The Irish Times (31/03/2011)

Five steps to keep science straight on global warming

Science Today, The Irish Times (30/10/2010)

Should Literacy Include Science?

Science Today, The Irish Times (29/07/2010)

Fifty years of CERN

Science Today, The Irish Times (4/3/04)

Quantum leap into the future

Science Today, The Irish Times (6/2/03)

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An Irishman’s Diary  (The Irish Times)

Schrödinger and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page,  The Irish Times (09/07/2012)

John Tyndall and the greenhouse effect

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (03/08/09)

The age of the earth

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (12/5/07)

The Big Bang

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (29/6/06)

Pierre Curie

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (7/4/06)

Albert Einstein

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (14/3/05)

Walter Heitler

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (29/3/04)

Ernest Walton

An Irishman’s Diary, Op-ed page, The Irish Times (3/1/04)

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The Sunday Times

Think Tank: Ideas for the 21st Century,  The Sunday Times (04/08/2012)

Science is for everyone (Pdf)

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Magazine articles (pdf)

Einstein’s steady-state cosmology Physics World (September 2014)

Superconductor memories Lateral Thoughts, Physics World (April 2011)

E is for energy Lateral Thoughts, Physics World (October 2009)

The downside of technology Lateral Thoughts, Physics World (April 2009)

The last lecture Lateral Thoughts, Physics World (July 2008)

Einstein and the atomic theory The Engineer’s Journal (Oct 2005)

Einstein and the quantum theory The Engineer’s Journal (Sep 2005)

Einstein’s relativity  The Engineer’s Journal (Nov 2005)

A relatively simple matter Spin Science magazine (Issue 9, 2005)

Einstein and the quantum theory of light Spin Science magazine (Issue 12, 2005)

Einstein and Brownian motion (I) Spin Science magazine (Issue 13, 2005)

Einstein and Brownian motion (II)  Spin Science magazine (Issue 13, 2005)

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Letters (pdf)

Calmer views on climate change Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (04/11/ 2015)pdf

Politicians and climate change Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (20/08/ 2015)pdf 

God and Climate Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (12/05/ 2015)pdf

Einstein in Berlin  Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (10/11/ 2015)pdf

Science and engineering Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (07/8/ 2015)pdf

Climate justice  Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (14/7/ 2015)pdf

Fraud and scientific research  Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (22/6/ 2015)pdf

A solar eclipse Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (24/3/ 2015)pdf

Reporting of climate contrarian views  Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (21/4/ 2014)

Hanging around before the big bang Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (11/4/ 2014)

Science, facts and reason Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (17/07/ 2013)

No benefits from global warming  Letter to the Editor, The Sunday Times(07/04/ 2013)

Challenges of global warming Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (05/04/ 2013)

Alarm over climate change  Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (30/11/ 2012)

Political Decisions Letter to the Editor, Physics World  (November, 2012)

Where is the global warming? Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times (19/06/ 2012)

How qualified is your lecturer? Letter to the Editor, The Irish Times(07/03/ 2012)

The neutrino experiment: a trick of the light?  The Irish Times (October 4th, 2011)

Global warming? The Irish Times (Dec 31st, 2010)

The Lisbon treaty The Irish Times (Sep 12th, 2009)

Missing the Big Bang party The Irish Times (Sep 13th, 2008)

Luck and genius Physics World (July 2008)

Philosophy of strings Physics World (Nov 2007)

Dark matter Physics World (June 2006)

Asymmetric credit New Scientist (Feb 2008)

Climate change The Irish Times (pending)

Missing the Big Bang party The Irish Times (13/9/08)

Lisbon Treaty The Irish Times (5/6/08)

Irish membership of CernThe Irish Times (22/4/08)

Cold reality of global warming The Irish Times (13/3/08)

Aviation and climate change The Irish Times (1/10/07)

Weather and climate change The Irish Times (24/7/07)

Iraq war The Irish Times (24/2/03)

DNA and relativity The Irish Times(11/12/01)

Einstein’s relativity The Irish Times (4/3/96)

Podcasts

Einstein’s lost theory

To be broadcast on BBC R4 (The Digital Human) 27/04/16

Einstein’s lost theory discovered…and it’s wrong

NPR (Morning Edition) March 20th 2014

Einstein’s evolving universe

PLUS Magazine, University of Cambridge,  26/03/2014

NASA’s warp drive experiment

RTE Radio 1 (Mooney Goes Wild) 18/1/2013

Discovery of the Higgs boson

RTE TV 1 (Six One News) 2/7/2012

The Higgs at last

RE Radio 1 (Drivetime) 2/7/2012

A possible sighting of the Higgs?

RTE TV 1 (Six One News) 2/2/2012

Faster than the speed of light? 

RE Radio 1 (Today With Pat Kenny) 18/11/2011)

(Quicktime)

The big bang, the God particle and the Large Hadron Collider

RE Radio 1 (Mooney Show) 26/02/10

The big bang – was Einstein wrong?

RE Radio 1 (Today with Pat Kenny, RTE 1) 9/11/2009

Climate is not Weather

RE Radio 1 (Drivetime) 10/7/2010

You Tube

Faster than the speed of light?

Introduction to cosmology part 1

Introduction to cosmology part 2

Introduction to cosmology part 3

Introduction to cosmology part 4

Introduction to cosmology part 5

Profiles

Labs, lectures and luring young people into science  My Education Week, The Irish Times, 14/05/2013

Discover Science and Engineering – Science Ambassador profile

Choosing Science – SPIN Science magazine profile

Irish Independent profile

Speed faster than light may not be flight of fancy Citation in The Irish Times(September 24th, 2011)

 

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