Imagine being offered an eyepiece which is linked up to an orbiting satellite telescope, ‘here take a look’ an excited astronomer blurts. You kneel down and squint a little as the rubber seal blocks out the background light of the room, an image crystalises; a tiny dark blue orb floating beside a relatively huge, burning […]Read more "Exoplanets"
From the last PMQs its clear Corbs and May have plenty to bicker about, and not much leftover to agree on. Regardless of what the tabloids would have you believe about school dinners and a couple of grand off the middle class mans paycheck, there is a far more divisive issue that’s casting a shadow […]Read more "May the force be with you Obi Wan"
Trumps antics are already ticking the internal doomsday clocks of just about every rational agent on the planet. I’ve even heard rumours that some Orangutans are worried. And perhaps the biggest of all the worries is the big T’s complete disregard for renewable energy/climate change. It’s making headlines globally at the moment, and we’re merely […]Read more "Climate Change? Yolo"
Douglas Adams’The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy garners a fair slice of modern pop cult references, and perhaps its most famous ‘bit’ is the answer to the ultimate question of the universe, the meaning of life and everything, 42. In the book a supercomputer called Deep Thought calculates this answer over a period of 7.5 […]Read more "42 is the answer"
Your brain is one the most complex objects in the known universe, and in terms of synapses it’s at its most complex when you’re about twelve months old. This early phase is a critical moment in your development, your mesh of neurons is being worked at by the chisel of experience, to reveal the […]Read more "Neuroscience & Meditation"