In Science (and elsewhere) there can be so much to learn that we may often forget things, miss them entirely as we go along (just a few months ago I googled, ‘what even is fire?’, I kid you not) and face difficult problems that can seem insurmountable at first, so it helps to make our … Continue reading So You Want to Learn Science? Pt 2 – The Brain, a Beginner’s Manual.
The Dreaded Third Wheel Lurking on Date Night
Infectious diseases are usually something that people try to scare you with or if your mum is anything like mine, used as a threat – If you don’t wash your hands your fingers will fall off. However, to me they are amazing. These tiny microbes (teeny tiny little organisms) can cause so many problems and … Continue reading The Dreaded Third Wheel Lurking on Date Night
Whales, and Dolphins, and Cetaceans Oh My!
Hi everyone! In my last blog post, I mentioned that I have participated in conducting research into the abundance and distribution of cetaceans (whales & dolphins). In 2015, I trained to become a Marine Mammal Surveyor with the charity ORCA. ORCA undertake vital conservation research and have spent over a decade working to conserve cetacean … Continue reading Whales, and Dolphins, and Cetaceans Oh My!
Why walk when you can float?
Last time I wrote, I gave you a really brief overview of some of the different issues our bodies can encounter when they go into space. I also told you that I’d break them all down and go into more detail with each of them so that you can have a better understanding. First up…. … Continue reading Why walk when you can float?
Hello everyone! Welcome to my blog at Glamsci! Let me tell you few words about myself. My name is Wojciech Stogowski, I have been living in UK for the last eleven years, during the last 3 years I have spent studying along my full time job. Science has always been an area of keen interest, especially … Continue reading Meet Wojciech
The Charterhouse Exoplanet Project
Exoplanets are one of the fastest paced areas of astrophysical study of recent times. Almost weekly there are reports of newly discovered exotic and strange words. Only this week have we seen the news that one of our closest stars, Proxima Centauri, has a very high chance of harbouring a world similar to our own, … Continue reading The Charterhouse Exoplanet Project
The Origin of Time and Everything
We all learned in our science class at school that the universe started with The Big Bang. Today's blog is hopefully going to tell you what actually banged, when it banged and how we know this bang actually happened! In the very beginning space, time and absolutely everything we can see and feel was compressed … Continue reading The Origin of Time and Everything