Science and Environment

Half a century after its first flight, we should stop debating whether Concorde could fly again and celebrate the ‘Engineering DNA’ that survives in modern airliners

Half a century after its first flight, we should stop debating whether Concorde could fly again and celebrate the ‘Engineering DNA’ that survives in modern airliners

Posted by ac652 at Apr 09, 2019 11:50 AM |

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first British flight, Dr Hugo Williams discusses the legacy of Concorde.

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Exquisite fossil finds shed new light on the ‘Cambrian explosion’, when oceans first filled with complex animal life

Exquisite fossil finds shed new light on the ‘Cambrian explosion’, when oceans first filled with complex animal life

Posted by fc153 at Mar 27, 2019 02:42 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Jan Zalasiewicz and Professor Mark Williams discuss recent fossil findings which tell us more about the dawn of life as we know it

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How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

Posted by ac652 at Dec 12, 2018 11:30 AM |

In an article for The Conversation, Carys Bennett, Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams and Richard Thomas discuss the impact of the broiler chicken as a marker of a new geological epoch

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Blighty can't just ctrl-C, ctrl-V plans for Galileo into its Brexit satellite

Posted by ac652 at Dec 03, 2018 10:10 AM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen talks to The Register about the UK's plans for Galileo

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Plastic is now part of our planet’s fabric – a scientist and archaeologist discuss what happens next

Plastic is now part of our planet’s fabric – a scientist and archaeologist discuss what happens next

Posted by ac652 at Nov 27, 2018 12:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Honorary Research Fellow Matt Edgeworth contributes to a discussion on the impact of plastics on the future the planet

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Here’s how the ‘brightest’ object in the universe formed

Here’s how the ‘brightest’ object in the universe formed

Posted by ac652 at Nov 15, 2018 07:15 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Andrew Blain has discussed how galaxies are formed

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