• Black Hole Researchers Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

    Aleyna Adamson  The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists for their discoveries on black holes. One half of the prize was awarded to Roger Penrose for his discovery that black holes are a direct result of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The other half was...
  • International Women’s Day: Nottingham’s Women of Science

    It’s International Women’s Day! In celebration of this, the science sector of the magazine wanted to show you  some of the incredible women across the University of Nottingham’s campuses who study Science. We figured you would rather hear it from their own mouths than ours, so here are just...
  • We’ve got a Supermoon on the way! Don’t miss out!

    February 2018 had no Supermoon however this year on the 19th February we are due to have the biggest full moon of 2019! This is your low-down on what the Supermoon is, and our recommended places to view it across Nottingham!   What is the Supermoon? Unsurprisingly, science and...
  • Stephen Hawking: A Tribute

    A wise, ageing man once said, “Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.” This year, a year in which the ramifications and messages of that quotation could not ring truer, that wise, ageing man passed away at the age of seventy-six. Stephen Hawking was an inspiration to all....
  • How Fast Does Father Christmas Travel? Solved by Relativity…

    The magic of Father Christmas has long mesmerised both children and adults alike, but just how does that jolly man make it around the world and deliver presents to 700 million children? It’s a feat we’d think to be surely impossible, however Dr Katy Sheen from the University of...
  • The ExoMars Missions: Is there life on Mars?

    Why Mars?… On our planet, where there is water, there is life. There is plenty of evidence that liquid water once flowed on Mars. Landforms that could be due to water eroding the landscape are visible, and multiple landers have detected minerals on the surface which usually form in...
  • Is going to Mars actually worth it?

    In recent years there has been a huge focus on space exploration and eventual habitation, but should we focus on leaving our planet, or commit ourselves to saving it? It may sound futuristic, but colonising Mars is an idea that has been around for decades. Elon Musk isn’t the...