Tag: science

How will it all end?

We have asked where we came from, how about where we are headed? Simon Williams explains the theories which describe the end of the Universe.

Why WiFi?

Michele Theil reports on a recent study that seemed to claim that WiFi is linked to developmental disorders such as autism.

Step into the mind of young Stephen Hawking

Hawking’s thesis is an insight into an exceptional mind and the first steps of discovery in what has been a remarkable scientific journey. So what is “Properties of expanding universes” about?

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.

AI on the Radar

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

Orbital Explains: The Line At Infinity

Simon Williams breaks down the mathematical theory of geometric infinity.

Celebrating medical marvels

Medical documentaries are fascinating, informative and wide-reaching, but often toe a fine line between removing taboos around common conditions and reinforcing them. Programmes like ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ tread this line very carefully, encouraging public discussion around a wide variety of conditions and the removal of any associated embarrassment.  There is no denying that increased awareness is […]

Astronomy: More than just pretty desktop backgrounds

The vast majority of us have looked up at the night sky before and admired the twinkling stars above or maybe noticed that the moon is looking particularly bright today. You may have taken a picture with a smart phone, a digital camera or been fortunate enough to have access to a telescope to have […]

What’s the Deal With…tardigrades?

Launching our Science & Gaming section, Grace Yeadon asks what’s the deal with tardigrades?