Science

Blog posts, podcasts, videos on science, covering astronomy, genetics, astrophysics, quantum mechanics, biology, chemistry, paleontology, anthropology, medicine, evolution and technology.

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Fantastic Women Series – Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

Ada Lovelace was a mathematical genius & possibly first ever computer programmer for Charles Babbage's analytical engine. She is an icon for women in STEM.

Podcast Episode 5 | The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin & Evolution by Natural Selection

Podcast on Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection. Darwin's gave us the idea that changed the world.

Voyagers 1 & 2 – The Spacecraft That Keep on Giving

Astronomy Blog on the Voyager spacecrafts. Voyager 1 & 2 are still going strong and have now entered interstellar space. They are still sending back data.

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Podcast Episode 4 | How Cassini made the Earth smile

Podcast on the Cassini spacecraft & its 13 year orbit around Saturn. It sent back images and data that gave us information about Saturn, its rings & moons.

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VLOG Episode 2 | How Cassini made the Earth smile

A VLOG about the Cassini Huygens Space Mission to Saturn, where it studied the planet, its rings and moons.

Are Anti-Vaxxers right? | Shattering Myths Blog

In this week’s Shattering Myths Blog, we talk about vaccinations & the anti-vaxxer movement, starting with some history, then to conspiracy theories.

Podcast Episode 3 | Alexander von Humboldt, a scientist you’ve never heard of

On our history podcast we feature a very influential scientist that you may never have heard of Alexander von Humboldt. Humboldt penguin is named after him.

Podcast Episode 2 | Turning CO2 into rocks

Turning carbon emissions into rocks. How CarbFix utilises the ability to capture CO2 emissions and turns them into subsurface carbonate mineral.

Who are the South Asians?

New research throws light on the genetic ancestry of South Asians. They are a mixture of Iranian and South Asian hunter gatherers and steppe pastoralists.