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David Robert Grimes
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Physicist, Musician, Writer, Occassional Actor, Full time Jedi Knight.
Physicist, Musician, Writer, Occassional Actor, Full time Jedi Knight.

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Andrew Wakefield's discredited ideas are again getting an airing in the form of the documentary 'Vaxxed', despite it being utterly condemned by critics and scientists alike as a cauldron of abject nonsense. It was due to be screened in London recently, but ...

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Brexit, immigration and the politics of hate
Some thoughts on the ugly tone of the Brexit referendum, and yesterday's horrific events. If you're looking for my more usual science-related rants, you'll find them at my Guardian profile here .  The deaths of people I don't know rarely impact me greatly;
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Brexit, immigration and the politics of hate
Some thoughts on the ugly tone of the Brexit referendum, and yesterday's horrific events. If you're looking for my more usual science-related rants, you'll find them at my Guardian profile here .  The deaths of people I don't know rarely impact me greatly;
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My article today is on #Chernoybl  , #Fukushima  and why we need an honest discussion of #Nuclear  power! 

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The Joys and Perils of Science outreach - picking one's battles
Short thoughts on bad vaccine advice, science outreach and some dos and don't of engagement I've learnt through banging my head off a wall. This post is mainly on the question of when and where you should engage, and where one might be better cutting their ...

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From Raif Badawi to Charlie Hebdo - The noxious influence of Saudi Wahhabism
I spent the first 10 years of my life in Saudi Arabia - watching the current cruel treatment of Raif Badawi brings a lot of memories into focus. In this blogpost, I wanted to talk not only about the case, but Wahhabism, the odious strain of Islamic puritani...

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I can't vote today - but I'm hoping Ireland passes marriage equality. Here's my piece on why the sound and fury from the no-side should be dismissed with contempt.

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