• Holidays That Might Have Been: Vienna

    Like so many others in the summer of 2020, Charlotte's holiday plans to Vienna were written off due to COVID-19. Yet she still walks us through her planned itinerary amongst the grandeur of Austria's capital city and it's neighbouring tourist hotspots to help us imagine what would have been....
  • DIY Weather Forecasting

    Ruth Bentley You don’t need access to a high-tech lab or fancy equipment to do science. After a quick rummage in your house you’ll find everything you need to make your own barometer. Sandals or welly boots? Follow these instructions and you’ll be able find out for yourself! You...
  • What Are The Starlink Satellites?

    Many of us are very focused on what is down here on the ground that we forget what is above us. Unbeknown to some, there are a few new additions that have been popping up in Earth’s orbit over the past year: SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites. SpaceX, as you may...
  • DNA in a puzzle

    Centenary of the Birth of Rosalind Franklin: the backbone of DNA’s double helix

    In biology class you will have heard of Watson and Crick. But Rosalind Franklin often remains a scientist less mentioned and less recognised. In this article, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Rosalind’s birth, Gwennan Ward looks back on the life of a brilliant, and all too short life. On...
  • Space Mining and Lunar Bases

    Space, stars, satellites, shuttles. So many of us share these fascinations, including Impact writer Rian Patel. We stare up into the skies and wonder about our continual exploration of space. Recently, we have marvelled at SpaceX satellites as they dance and travel through our night skies, but there is...
  • Spotlight on: VegSoc

    Today's spotlight is on Vegsoc, UON's Vegetarian and Vegan Society, who welcome all food lovers at Nottingham, plant-based or otherwise! Our very own food editor, Alice Nott, sits down with their new committee to find out more about who they are, their values, and what plans they have for...
  • Proportion of Chemsitry professors in the UK who are female

    Equality And Diversity Crisis In Chemistry

    On the 4th of June 2020, a highly respected chemistry journal published an ‘offensive and misguided’ opinion piece claiming efforts to improve ‘diversity of the workforce’ were resulting in ‘discrimination against the most meritorious candidates’....