• The Great Conjunction 2020: Celebrating The Winter Solstice

    Adam Goriparthi In a celestial phenomenon termed ‘The Great Conjunction’, Jupiter and Saturn are set to align just in time for Christmas – appearing so close that they look like they have become ‘one’. The celestial giants will be particularly close together this month in a spectacle that will...
  • A Year Of Film

    As 2020 draws to a close, a selection of our writers have teamed up to review some of the biggest film releases of the year....
  • COVID-19: How Long Does Immunity Last?

    Adam Goriparthi Half a year after infection, people who have recovered from COVID-19 still have antibodies against the virus which may drive long-lasting immunity. Recent findings suggest that cases of reinfection may be infrequent due to certain types of immune cells continuing to protect people against the severe acute...
  • A Year Of Music – January

    As 2020 comes to a wrap, Impact has come together to share our reviews for the big albums that were released this year. In this article, we look at albums that were released between January and March....
  • Long COVID: The Long-Lasting Impact Of The Virus

    Typically, Covid-19 is a virus that resolves itself but for some it has long-lasting consequences. It becomes ‘Long Covid’. While there has been a focus on finding treatments for acute cases, it is becoming increasingly clear that some people have lingering symptoms that get progressively worse. What is Long Covid? Why is it an issue?  ...
  • COVID-19: Changing Our Dreams

    Adam Goriparthi Living in quaran-dream. A year of constant pandemic has led to a somewhat surreal tone in our daily lives and for some this has extended into night. COVID-19 has influenced our dreams (and nightmares) both in content and quantity. Earlier this year, a rise in vivid dreaming...