Mr #BoatyMcBoatface was a shipwreck waiting to happen in a world of science with no lighthouses

Blushes all round. ‘Boaty McBoatface’ is the name that has come top in a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) online public poll to name their new £200 million pound research vessel setting sail in 2019. Oops! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-36064659 An NERC panel must now meet – no doubt in a dark, wood-panelled corner and with cold flannels … Continue reading Mr #BoatyMcBoatface was a shipwreck waiting to happen in a world of science with no lighthouses