October 5, 2020

Perhaps one of the most fundamental parts of any science fiction story is the inclusion of robots. These mechanical manservants range from the helpful kind, fluent in over six million forms of communication, like C-3P0, to those left behind to clean the earth's environ...

October 5, 2020

 A young sea turtle makes her way across the sand |courtesy of Alfonso Navarro via Unisplash

Nestled in the soft sand of a Costa Rican beach are dozens and dozens of sea turtle eggs. Before long, the porcelain-like membrane will start to splinter as...

June 7, 2020

 image courtesy of NASA comerical crew program photo by NASA/Bill ingalls

On 30th of May 2020 despite the forces of nature conspiring against them, be it Covid-19 or the weather pushing the launch back three days, the partnership between NASA and SpaceX has finally paid...

March 30, 2020

Spoiler warning for the season finally Doctor Who season 12

 Dr who and Nikolai tesla: courtesy of the BBC, Doctor who gallery BBC One website

A couple of weeks ago we were treated to the season finale of Doctor Who, in which our favourite timelord battled agai...

March 11, 2020

We have all looked up at the night sky, maybe even picked out a couple of constellations. The stars have always captured our imagination as humans, and as such this has led to many explorations of the story unfolding above us with perhaps the most famous being the Apol...

March 4, 2020

Dementia is something that affects 1 in 6 of over 80s in the UK and as such I felt it was high time to dispel the myths surrounding it. To add in my research about Dementia, specifically Alzheimer’s Disease, I spoke with Judy Ayris, Dementia Outreach Manager at Age UK...

February 22, 2020

2020 is looking to be a year of peculiar science stories. To start in January, we heard about Japanese fashion Mogul, Yusaku Maezawa looking for a date to take on a trip around the moon. You know it’s going to be a weird one if this is how we start the year.

Image of st...

February 17, 2020

It was refreshing to see another hugely influential agent, Microsoft, deliver a pledge to go carbon negative in late January. In a time where political leaders in the West are failing to appreciate the severity of the climate and ecological crises, corporations have to...

January 30, 2020

Image courtesy of Rober Gonzalez | Unsplash

With the final culmination of the Skywalker saga in Rise of Skywalker, we say goodbye to a fantastical world first envisioned by George Lucas in 1977. As such, I feel that now is the time to discuss some of the science behind...

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