Simulation beats Experiment …

17 12 2010

The motion was not carried at This House Believes earlier today. Jon makes a very tough adversary and he certainly had the crowd enthralled during his presentation. Both talks had something for all the family, from Feynman to Lord Kelvin and Harry Hill to the Simpsons, via the Schroedinger equation and the Large Hadron Collider. After almost an hour and a half, a lot of which was questions from the audience, we came to the vote.

This House Believes Experimental Science

Before the debate

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This house believes …

25 10 2010

A change to Journal Club for this week. Instead of us sitting round discussing the latest results from the literature, we went for a more direct discussion and moved to a full on scientific debate. To this end, we held ‘This house believes … that Graphene is a Superconductor’ with presentations from Kartheek (for) and Amit (against).

Graphene Superconductor Debate

Kartheek presents the case for

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