Science & Gaming

Online Gaming: Redefining Social Interaction

Deputy Science & Gaming Editor Ryan Gulliford explores the significance of promoting social interaction in today’s games. Is online gaming a key tool in aiding people with social anxiety?

MCM London Comic Con: An Event Round Up

Deputy Science and Gaming Editor Ryan Gulliford took a trip to this October’s MCM London Comic Con. Here is a round up of the event!

International Dark Matter Day

Jessica Copeland describes International Dark Matter Day 2017, celebrated by Royal Holloway’s Physics Department, and the theories behind Dark Matter.

There’s something wrong with the Sun!

It turns out we don’t know our Sun quite as well as we thought we did. Simon Williams explains the latest developments in solar exploration.

Einstein’s Idea

Simon Williams explains why the detection of Gravitational Waves is so important.

Flat Earthers: Who are they and why do they exist?

For over 2,000 years, we have known that the Earth is not the two-dimensional disc the ancients believe it to be, so why are there still people who fight against this idea, and do they have any basis in fact?

Cassini: The Grand Finale

On September 15th 2017 the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn disintegrating like a meteor. During the 20 years of its journey, it provided us with unparalleled observations on the most photogenic planet in our solar system. But what were the main discoveries?

The Bubonic Apocalypse: a possible resurgence of the Black Death

Science and Gaming Editor, Clara Cohen, discusses whether we could see a repeat of the bubonic plague in the 21st century.

Vaccination Fears Go Viral

Sub-Editor Michele Theil explores the anti-vaccination movement and the effect it could have on the public.

AI on the Radar

Michele Theil analyses the threat to the journalism industry arising from Artificial Intelligence.

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