The shape of post-Brexit science is becoming clearer
Science funding: the devil is in the detailFSG/Getty“LET’S see the fine print and the context… if it’s not written on the side of a bus I don’t believe it.” That was the acerbic reaction of one academic to Theresa May’s promise last Monday to invest an extra £2 billion a year by 2020 “to help post-Brexit Britain at the cutting edge of science and tech”....
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark