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Essay Contest 2013: It From Bit, or Bit From It? By BRENDAN FOSTER • Mar. 25, 2013 @ 19:29 GMT Without further ado, I am happy to announce the start of FQXi's 2013 Essay Contest! Our new topic: It From Bit or Bit From It?
2 April 2013 - Nature Detectors zero in on Earth's heat 2 April 2013 - Telegraph.co.uk Cern begins LHC upgrade to boost dark matter search 2 April 2013 - RedOrbit Cosmic Journey 13 Billion Years In The Making Seen By Plank 2 April 2013 - NBC News Listen to the big bang - now in hi-fi! 2 April 2013 - BBC News How the Large Hadron Collider is being repaired 2 April 2013 - BBC News LHC upgrade to open up 'new realm of particle physics'
5 October 2012 ESO celebrates its 50th anniversary ALMA antennas under the Milky Way (Image: ESO) On 5 October 1962, five nations signed the convention that founded the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
It seems to be part of the job description of anyone in the sciences to periodically complain that scientific research funding is insufficient, with the situation going from bad to worse. For some recent examples, see this from Bruce Alberts, the Editor-in-Chief of Science, and this endorsement from Professor Matt Strassler. In the contrarian spirit of this blog, I want to suggest that the situation is actually quite a bit more complicated, and the story of research funding is not completely a one-sided one of the oppression and impoverishment of scientists.