George Watson

# Science, politics, culture, and more

In case you’ve been living under a rock for a while, the UK recently had a snap general election, called by prime minister Theresa May to increase her majority. But, in a shocking turn of events, she managed to turn a 20-point poll lead into a loss of 13 seats — and, with them, her majority. The left’s Schadenfreude didn’t last long, however, as the Conservatives are now clinging onto power by making a deal with Northern Ireland’s DUP — a party which, until 9 June, nobody had ever heard of. As the country lurches to the right, I demonstrate that this is not the “will of the people”.

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Welcome aboard the HMS George. This is my blog, and that’s me photoshopped into the Sgt Pepper cover. I recently finished my masters degree in theoretical physics at the University of York, and I’ll be sticking around to start a PhD in computational biophysics here in October. I’ve wanted a little creative outlet for a while — somewhere to document my life, my little projects, and the things I find interesting. So, to that end, I’ve started a blog.

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