To mark their 40th anniversary, we tell the story of the Voyager missions. Twin spacecrafts launched in 1977 that have travelled further than any human object, out into the depths of interstellar space and are still reaching for the stars.
The science behind the spectacular display of the Aurora Borealis a.k.a Northern Lights. This mystical display of colours may be better left to childhood imagination but in the name of science we shall explain its true origin.
This post examines the Fermi Paradox which asks the question, where is everyone in this vast universe? Why have we received no signs of extraterrestrial life when we scour the night skies?… Where are all the aliens?
Today, we go on a journey that can only be made in the mind. We attempt to form an appreciation that the features of the Earth cannot (and should not) be […]
The other day there there was an Earthquake which could be felt through Oxfordshire (see the source here). I have actually been unwittingly forced into some geological studies through my […]