Laura Burn celebrates the news that Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s portrait is to be added to the Royal Society collection by discussing her remarkable career.
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
Science writers discuss their favourite Nobel Prize winners and the influence that their work has had on them.
Father Christmas, Santa or Coke’s best marketing campaign I think we can all agree does an exceptional job every year of delivering all those goodies to all of those people. But how does he do it? What problems does he face? Is his belly like a bowl full of jelly? Hmmm, well, short of asking […]
The Nobel Prize Committee has officially announced its recipients for the Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine or Physiology. The Nobel Prizes were established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, and are recognised as one of the highest accolades in science, literature and peace. This year, two of the prizes have been split […]
What happens when you fall into a Black Hole? It’s a question I am sure we’ve all pondered at some point. Would you be instantly killed by intense heat? Would you collide with a giant star or meteor? Would you discover an alternate reality where the Lemmy is the best club in Exeter? Would you […]