Category Archives: Science

Coronaclassical 12: Drilling Holes in the Titanic

If it’s safe for pubs to open, why are theatres still shut? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 11: Opera’s Kobayashi Maru Test

Could theatres test their way out of COVID-19 lockdown? Continue reading

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Where are all the time travellers?

Why did no one turn up to Stephen Hawking’s party? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 9: Opening Up

How soon should musicians get back to work? Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 7: Living with Covid-19

Cancel everything and go to bed: you fight a virus lying down. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 6: Fine Dining at Fast Food Prices

People want an improved product, but they don’t want to pay for it. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 5: Spinning the Wheel

There is no such thing as a “scientific fact”. Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 3: Keeping Going

Michael Heseltine stretched out his veteran legs under the table, leant back and drawled… Continue reading

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Coronaclassical 1: Waiting for Thanos

This whole thing is a hideous, planetary-wide Kobyashi Maru test. There is no right answer, no winning outcome. Merely a card deck of atrocities to be dealt out. Continue reading

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