Benedict Thompson discusses the recent news that NASA are planning to return to the moon, why we haven’t been back for 50 years and what this new mission could mean for the future of humanity
Houston, We Have a Problem
Callum Dinnett discusses the obstacles NASA face in their attempt to achieve another giant leap for mankind
Review: Space Force
Is Netflix’s new space comedy a giant leap or a failure to launch? Isaac Bettridge tells all
A Tale of Parallel Universes, or Lack Thereof
Callum Dinnett reports on a tale of parallel universes (or lack thereof) and how hopes of proving their existence may be being raised too soon
Strange New Worlds
Vincent Plant lists six exoplanets that humanity could populate in the near future.
The Legacy of the Moon Landing
Harry Caton, Senior Online Editor, compares the legacy of Apollo 11 to controversial proprosed projects of today.
Watch this Space
Have you ever felt the need for speed? Want to run away from your exams? Tired of carrying your friends in Fortnite? Have no fear, for soon you’ll be hurtling towards lower earth orbit at around 2,000mph with Texas in your rear view mirror. For many, the idea of travelling into space seems like a […]
Life on Mars
Fancy a trip to Mars? Perhaps you’ve had quite enough of the housing situation in Exeter? Would you mind the 141 million mile commute to uni? Or maybe a change of scenery is in order? Not to worry, NASA has the answer. Since they sent up their ﬁrst rover, the famous Pathﬁnder in 1997, NASA […]
2017 Science – A Sneak Peek
Evading Extinction Unless you were a Trump-loving, music despising animal hater, 2016 had something to upset pretty much everyone. And as news broke that current mass extinction will be the greatest since the extinction of the dinosaurs, it was up to 2017 to make us feel a little better about the state of environmental affairs. […]
BEST OF TED: Your kids might live on Mars. Here’s how they’ll survive.
Stephen Petranek’s TED talk ‘Your kids might live on Mars. Here’s how they’ll survive’ details how humankind will one day become a spacefaring species. Petranek is a writer and technologist who focuses on how emerging technologies could benefit our future lives. Petranek’s talk can be found on ted.com under the ‘science’ section. Journalist Stephen Petranek […]