Vincent Plant discusses Greta Thunberg’s UN speech and takes a look at the current state of our climate.
In José Saramago’s book ‘Death at Intervals’, everyone in one country stops dying. This leads to thousands of living dead, a mafia forming to sneak people over the border to die and general chaos ensues. Saramago addresses the issue with immortality that no one thinks about; even if people stop dying, they do not stop […]
Breathtakingly early breach goes some way to explain why air pollution causes tens of thousands of premature deaths every year in the UK Exeter has also recorded high levels of the toxic gas nitrogen dioxide this year A road in Wandsworth has broken nitrogen dioxide limits 19 times in the first 8 days of 2016. […]
[dropcap size=small bg_color=”#5e9cd4″]T[/dropcap]wenty years after the first exoplanet was discovered, NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth sized planet in the so called ‘goldilocks zone’ of a star similar to our own Sun. Since March 2009, Kepler has been searching for exoplanets across the Milky Way galaxy. Kepler-452b is the first confirmed planet […]
Our Immaculate Misconceptions feature sees writer Kathryn Egerton, destroying our childhood nursery rhymes. No, stars do not twinkle – we’re all living a lie. Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are. A well known nursery rhyme, but when you look closer is it actually correct? Well, here comes science to ruin the rhyming couplets of […]