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The Day After Tomorrow…

It’s hard to deny that over the past hundred years or so, humans have made a bit of a mess of the planet; air...

From Heatwaves to Hurricanes

What is ‘climate change’? Is it fact or fiction? Emergency or exaggeration? And can climate change really be responsible for the weird weather that...

The science of origami

Origami (the Japanese art of paper folding) is appreciated just as a type of arts-and-crafts type thing. Paper cranes, airplanes, and fortune tellers. However,...

Why are we ditching diesel?

It is no secret that pollution is a serious problem. Visit any major city for a day, and as well as soaking up the...

Donald Trump vs Climate Science

Ayesha Tandon gives us her opinions of Trump's take on climate change.  The first 100 days in the Oval Office is said to be a...

Oxygen levels in our oceans are dramatically dropping

The phrase ‘Global Warming’, is often linked to the ocean, conjuring up images of polar bears clinging to melting ice caps, rising sea levels...

Want to try lab-grown meats?

In 2013, a team of scientists from the University of Maastricht made history by producing the world’s first synthetic meat burger. It was grown...

The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle: Solved?

At 2:10pm on December 5th 1945, a group of five US torpedo bombers collectively known as ‘Flight 19’ set out on a fateful flight,...

Small but Deadly: The Dangers of Microbeads

Since their first synthesis in 1907, humans have been reliant on plastics, and it is no secret that in the 21st century they make...

Ice Flows Game – Intro to Climate Modelling

For many years, photographs of emaciated, bedraggled polar bears clinging desperately to melting ice sheets have been circulating the internet, as newspapers wield headlines...