Archive: 5/07/2013

Bovril: a very beefy (and British) love affair

The makers of the beef extract called Bovril were pioneers in the dark arts of marketing.  Speaking tomorrow at the Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery, Cambridge University historian Lesley Steinitz will show how that famous ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Other
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Getting the most out of home electricity

Large household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, account for a huge amount of daily electricity consumption. An EU-funded project has developed a system to help you and your neighbours optimise energy ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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The Higgs boson: One year on

A year ago today, physicists from the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN proudly announced the discovery of a new boson looking very much like the Higgs boson.

dateJul 05, 2013 in General Physics
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