New research, published in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’, conducted on a meteorite that struck Australia has found evidence of stardust that formed over five billion years ago, before our solar system formed. It is...
By now we are all aware that the plastic in our oceans is a staggering problem. We’ve all seen the pictures of plastic waste floating on the surface of the seas, but what is now coming to...
Neanderthals shared 99% of the DNA of Homo sapiens, but the 1% difference in DNA has led to the species being characterised as a somewhat inferior species to Homo sapiens. A recent discovery however, now indicates that...
The Australian bushfires have so far scorched over 18,000,000 hectares and over 60 fires continue to burn in the states of New South Wales and Victoria. The 2019-2020 Australian bushfire season, which commenced on the 5th of...
Nuclear arms are the most powerful explosives created to date, with the ability to completely destroy a large city. A nuclear explosion is created by either splitting atoms (Fission), or merging tiny atom particles together (Fusion). The...
As a part of Norwich Science Festival, scientist Emma Markham gave a talk with the aim of recognising the contributions of female scientists whose accomplishments have been buried in history, which, at least in part, has been...