Marcus Chown

@marcuschown

Writer. Books include Tweeting the Universe, We Need to Talk About Kelvin, Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You & Solar System for iPad

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Greed before our health

Noah, aged 10, tries to defend Queen Elizabeth Hospital in SE London. Founded 1874, stolen from NHS by Cameron 2012

Nurse's not-very-militant message for David Cameron, who, without a mandate, is dismantling our NHS

"We are all brothers. We were born in the same supernova" - Allan Sandage

Moonrise from space

Nurses fighting to save the NHS for their patients, on 150,000-strong London march largely ignored by UK media

Time spent with a badger is never wasted

"I'm sure the Universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here." - Arthur C. Clarke

Noah, aged 10, tries to defend Queen Elizabeth Hospital in SE London. Founded 1874, stolen from NHS by Cameron 2012

Sometimes I think we are alone, sometimes I think we are not. Either way, the thought is staggering-Buckminster Fuller

"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot remain in the cradle forever" - Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935)

Greed before our health

"I find Penguins at present the only comfort in life… one can’t be angry when one looks at a Penguin" - John Ruskin

The Moon from the International Space Station

Outside No.10 Downing Street. Police seemed quite happy to leave placards like this http://t.co/IhEvSAlb

Nurses fighting to save NHS for patients, on 150,000-strong London march largely ignored by UK media

Greed before our health

Noah, aged 10, tries to defend Queen Elizabeth Hospital in SE London. Founded 1874, stolen from NHS by Cameron 2012

Noah, aged 10, tries to defend Queen Elizabeth Hospital in SE London. Founded 1874, stolen from NHS by Cameron

Greed before our health