Science is Vital Protest Today!

By Mark Trodden | October 9, 2010 11:17 am

Just a quick update about the Science is Vital campaign that I posted about last week. If you are interested, and close to London, thousands of people are gathering outside the Treasury today as part of Science is Vital to protest about the planned cuts to science funding in the UK.

I’d also like to correct an omission in my last post by giving credit to Jenny Rohn for founding Science is Vital. Thanks for doing this Jenny!

If I could be at the Treasury today, I would. If you can, I hope you make it.

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About Mark Trodden

Mark Trodden holds the Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Endowed Chair in Physics and is co-director of the Center for Particle Cosmology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a theoretical physicist working on particle physics and gravity— in particular on the roles they play in the evolution and structure of the universe. When asked for a short phrase to describe his research area, he says he is a particle cosmologist.

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