The Northern Lights, polar lights or Aurora Borealis is one of the most beautiful sights Nature has to offer. The Aurora Borealis name was coined by Galileo from the Roman Goddess of the dawn and the Greek name for the North wind. The Aurora can be viewed in a band called The Auroral Zone between … Continue reading The Aurora
Approximately 4.6 billion years ago our solar system started to form. The Big Bang being 9.2 Billion years before our own solar system started to form. By this time the universe looked pretty much as it does now due to the 9.2 billion years worth of expansion and cooling. Within those 9.2 billion years hundreds … Continue reading The Origin of Life Series Part 2 : Formation of Life on Earth.
First of all I want to thank everybody for their questions and curiosity over the past several months of reading my blog series. I'm really excited to discuss all things time, space and the nature of reality but I noticed another trend in the feedback and questions. The Forces of Nature Series went right back … Continue reading The Origin of Life Series
Recently, the topic of the global warming appeared in the news again, mostly in connection to the newly appointed U.S president and his cabinet; seemingly not having much of support in the current Washington administration. The question we need to ask is: What is the evidence for the global warning, and can we possibly reject … Continue reading Changing climate – the evidence behind our biggest environmental challenge
My first award! Thank you It's Not What It's Why for this nomination The award rules are: Thank the person who nominated you Share the award on your blog Share seven random facts about yourself Tag 15 fellow bloggers and let them know that they have been nominated. So, these are the facts about GlamSci Bloggers: Christine: … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
Recently, on one of the surveying trips I was participating in for the charity ORCA (who specialise in conservation of marine mammals in UK and international waters), I was talking to the Captain of the ship and he told me about a species of Jellyfish he had recently read about called Turritopsis dohrnii. Like all … Continue reading A Tale of the Immortal Jellyfish
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!