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20 Jul 2018, 10:17 UTC
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Astrophiz 62: Prof Peter Coles ‘Why the Universe is Extremely Overrated’~ on Soundcloud & iTunes

Our feature story for this episode ‘why the universe is extremely overrated’ from the blog at telescoper DOT wordpress DOT com by Dr Peter Coles, who is a Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics at Cardiff University in Wales and Professor of Theoretical Physics at Maynooth University in Ireland. His research is in the area of cosmology and the large-scale structure of the Universe.

His fabulous blog is named ‘In the Dark’, where he writes under the name Telescoper, covering a range of topics including astronomy, science funding, opera, jazz, rugby and crosswords. Since 1999 it has been considered one of the greatest long-running physics blogs, and we wish him the best for his 20 year anniversary next year. Unfortunately we were not able to find a time for a live interview, but he has kindly given permission to read you this thought-provoking blog entry of his. I have made a couple of small edits just to making the reading more natural for audio format. Here goes:

Then Dr Ian “Astroblog’ Musgrave presents his regular segment ‘What’s Up Doc? where he tells us what’s up in the ...

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