Rutherford and Oliphant: the Physics of the Affair

From tree-pruning to atom bombs, on the death of physicist Sir Mark Oliphant the Guardian remembers the contribution his friendship with Sir Ernest Rutherford made to Twentieth Century science, “[Oliphant’s] greatest personal triumphs in science came in the 1930s, when his friendship with the New Zealander Ernest Rutherford was at its height.”


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Fix & Fogg Spreads to Houston

Fix & Fogg Spreads to Houston

High-end peanut butter company Fix & Fogg has achieved enough success in its native New Zealand that it has established its first American retail presence in Houston, Eric Sandler reports for…