Signs Of The Zodiac Series

I admit, last weeks post was slightly shorter than most other posts I’ve ever written. Following on from this I have decided to complete a series on the signs of the zodiac from the point of view of astronomy. The Zodiac are the star groups and systems can observe from Earth depending on the time … Continue reading Signs Of The Zodiac Series

What Was The Star of Bethlehem?

One of the enduring symbols of Christmas and The Nativity is the star the wise men followed to greet the baby Jesus. The star of Bethlehem as it became to be known, has been researched extensively and there are several hypotheses as to which celestial body the Magi (Wise Men) followed to reach a stable … Continue reading What Was The Star of Bethlehem?

If An Asteroid Were Heading Straight For Us…..

We all see the apocalyptic social media posts of a doomsday event. Mainly an asteroid or supersized fictional planet impacting the Earth. Everyone hid under a rock in 2012 thinking the world as we know it was going out in a blaze of glory! It is accepted that a large asteroid collided with the Earth … Continue reading If An Asteroid Were Heading Straight For Us…..

Save The Earth Series : The Need for Nuclear Power. 

First of all I have to put a disclaimer on this weeks post. GlamSciUK is not an active supporter or lobbyist for nuclear power. This post is my own opinion voiced on this platform to open discussion and heighten awareness. We need to explore all alternative energy sources to meet the increasing needs of the … Continue reading Save The Earth Series : The Need for Nuclear Power. 

The Day The Earth Stands Still

A year is 365 days, one full orbit around the Sun. A day is one full turn on the Earth's rotational axis. So what would happen if the Earth's rotation just suddenly stopped?  If the Earth stood still suddenly, everything not attached to the crust of the Earth would just be swept up into the … Continue reading The Day The Earth Stands Still

The Mother of Computer Science (Ada Lovelace)

There have been many female scientists throughout history but for one reason or another many of them are not well known despite their incredible contributions to their area of study. Due to the male dominated society of many countries in past centaury’s these women fought hard to not only receive more than a primary education … Continue reading The Mother of Computer Science (Ada Lovelace)