On the 23rd of April, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America (fanfare!) issued a warning to us British that at the coming referendum we should vote to remain in the EU.  Reactions have been many and varied: some of these can be found in this article from Reuters.

One most ill-advised reactions, though, came when

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                                                      Common Sense and Cosmology  

Patients with lower literacy levels in search for health information may gravitate toward websites advertising services and products, a small study by researchers at Loyola University suggests.

I think this might be interesting to the few of you left out there who still read paper books (I do too). World Scientific offers, until April 29th, a 35% reduction in the cover price of its books, if you purchase two of them.
This might be a good time to pre-order my book, "Anomaly!", if you have not done so yet. Plus maybe get one of the other many excellent titles in the collection of WS.

You can see the offer at the site of my book (that's where I got the info from!).

I gave a 15 minute talk at a local Americal Physical Society Meeting.  Here is the title and abstract.


Title: A Unified Mathematical Field Theory

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Zero Neutrino Mass Scale in Semi-Empirical Phenomenology 

    There are definite empirical hints on special kind of neutrino masses.

1) Ratio of neutrino masses to the lightest particle electron mass is very small m-nu/m-e = ~10-6. Hence it seems natural to suggest new physics effect of zero neutrino mass scale.

I am a big fan of solar power. In Science Left Behind I argued we should be doing basic research to improve our capabilities in the technology so that it can be a viable end game for when fossil fuels no longer make sense.
Elysium Health I take two Elysium supplements every day. I can't tell you if they're doing anything useful vis-à-vis invigorating me on a daily basis.

Are millennials going deaf because of high music volumes? That certainly seems to be the concern, because of ubiquitous ear buds and .mp3 players. A company named Puro Sound Labs says they have a solution; bluetooth headphones that block out ambient sound, which means lower volumes are needed, and they protect ears in a more direct way, with an 85 dBA sound limit, which is the equivalent sound level that workers remain should exposed below during an eight hour work day, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

I was enthralled by reading the latest post by Greg Kotkowski on the Amva4NewPhysics blog. He has something to teach us all about how we should be rational and use our knowledge to address everyday problems, rather than follow the groupthink and be driven to take irrational measures.
Have a look at it and let me know if you liked it!