I have always thought that physicists, and scientists in general, should make a stronger effort to make evident their importance in economic terms. Even if we are talking about basic science, there is always a long-term benefit that can be estimated in numbers. It’s very useful to show such unambiguous numbers to the rest of society, to remember them once again the importance of science. Continue reading The Importance of Physics to the Irish Economy
The Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) is the largest science event in Europe. It is organized biannually and this year will be held in Dublin form July 11 to July 15 (ESOF2012). This event aims to be an interdisciplinary event for different public, with a very broad program that includes a great scientific program, a social program, meetings academia-industry and a career program. Continue reading Euroscience Open Forum 2012
My physics PhD helped me to get my first job in the financial sector in London as soon as I finished it. Since then I had several “analytical” and “quantitative” roles in the industry. And now I have founded Green Heath Capital, my own investment management advisory firm. Continue reading Partner at investment advisory firm
Did you know Brian May, the guitarist and a songwriter of the rock band Queen, studied Physics? He actually has a PhD thesis in astrophysics and he even published a paper in the prestigious journal Nature. Continue reading Did you know that Brian May studied Physics?