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    The Science Show – Welcome Week

    Matthew Bird Join hosts Matthew, Ottilie, Feyin and Roma for the inaugural episode of Impact’s latest podcast, ‘The Science Show’! This week, we hear from Environment and Social Justice Officer, Martha Roberts, and the presidents of Hacksoc and the Green Economy Society. Remember to vote for your favourite science...
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    Paradise Lost: The Mauritius Oil Spill

    Rian Patel Four bands of strong, symbolic colours make up the Mauritian flag. Red, Blue, Yellow and Green in recognition of independence, pristine waters, and islands that illustrate the paradise nation. The Indian Ocean’s waters, represented by the Blue of the flag, have, however, recently been blotted with a...
  • A Guide To Bitcoin

    Rian Patel Bitcoin is the first, most valued, and well-known type of cryptocurrency. At time of writing, 1 Bitcoin is worth around £9,000. How does Bitcoin work? What even is a Bitcoin? What are Blockchain and Mining? This article aims to answer a bank of questions to dig deeper...
  • 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...
  • Can A Growing Population Be Sustainable?

    The United Nations observes World Population Day on the 11th of June. In 1989 this day was known as the Day of Five Billion. In the years since, our population has continued to grow to 7.8 billion today. Is it possible for a sustainable future with this continued growth?...
  • COVID Symptom Tracker App – An Overview

    Rian Patel takes us through the COVID Symptom Tracker app....
  • The Anti-Greta: Naomi Seibt 

    To be able to shoot to prominence, in the public eye, at a young age is not an easy thing to do. Yet Greta Thunberg is now a household name across the world, a fierce campaigner for action against climate change, the 17-year old has amassed a huge following. She was...