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PubhD Manchester
Can you explain your Ph.D in the pub?
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PubhD Manchester 21 Feb 17
We're baaaaaaaack! And looking for 3 speakers for Monday 20th March. Could it be you?
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
Thanks to and our venue for a great night at PubhD!
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
@mmu_hssr @UoM_Humanities any humanities Ph.Ds want to give a 10min talk on their research? Contact pubhdmanchester@gmail.com
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
We'll be back on 15th August - be there AND be square!
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
and represented at tonight's PubhD
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
aw, that would have made for an excellent Board Of Science!
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
TIL: the Prosecutor's Fallacy is an example of faulty a posteriori reasoning
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
Replying to @micro_mario
glad you enjoyed it! Your talk was ace! (It's also fun to be in the audience)
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
also a matter of what criteria define "unusual". El Gordo's on a continuum of two factors, but this wasn't realised at first.
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
An example of Law Of Large Numbers (million-to-one chances happen 9 times out of 10). So much stuff in the universe so large # of outliers
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
talking about "the line of constant unusualness" to explain why scientists need to be a bit more thorough in their observations
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
must have gotten a lot of satisfaction spending his Ph.D proving people wrong...
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
El Gordo was thought to be formed in a different way to other structures due to its size, turns out they were wrong.
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
Our campaign to get the "shitload" recognised as an SI unit bolstered by
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
talking about a galaxy cluster that's appx 7bn light years away. It's called "El Gordo", meaning "The Fatty"
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
The evening's second Board Of Science, courtesy of
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
...and now a question about resurrecting the dead and zombies. Just a regular night at PubhD!
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
most research done previously has concentrated on ice cores, but none on the basal ice - where there's more microbes
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
"subglacial microbes: friends or foes?"
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PubhD Manchester 18 Jul 16
Melting glaciers are releasing microbes that could be 1000s of years into the atmosphere
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