MORE THAN 300 people from all over Europe, the USA, Middle East and Asia met at the CWI European Summer School.

QUITE A few newspaper column inches were given over to the Future Foundation study ’Talking Equality’, published by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). I’m not sure how much credence we should give to a study based on a sample of just 35 individuals! However, it did raise some interesting points.

Cecilia Payne, working in the 1920s, was the first person to show how the mechanics of Einstein’s energy conversion formula (e = mc2 ) applied beyond our planet - that the process we now call nuclear fusion powered not only our Sun but also the billions of stars in the Universe.

May Day 2003 takes place in the aftermath of the brutal imperialist conquest of Iraq. The US led war has profoundly altered the world. The globe is much more dangerous and violent. Where is next on the White House’s list of targets – Syria, Iran, North Korea or Cuba?

It is exactly 50 years since one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century - the working out of the structure of the DNA molecule . This represented the culmination of fifty years research in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology, a milestone on the road started by Darwin’s...

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