• Space Week 2020 Quiz

    Matthew Bird Space Week 2020 may be over, but how much have you been paying attention? Complete the quiz below to find out! Comment your scores below and share to Facebook and Twitter to see if you beat your friends! Find all of our Space Week 2020 content here!...
  • Salt Water Lakes On Mars

    Aleyna Adamson In 2018, a group of Italian researchers announced evidence to suggest the presence of subsurface lakes at Mars’ southern pole using data from MARSIS (The Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding). Aleyna Adamson looks at some new data which sheds light on the nature of...
  • A Brief History of Space Exploration

    Christina Giallombardo Humans have always looked to the stars and dreamed of exploring the unknown. The development of rocket technology during the mid-20th century allowed us to do just that. In this article, Christina charts our history of space exploration. Following the end of WW2, the two superpowers of...
  • 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...
  • Creative Corner showcase: Space

    March's poetry showcase explores 'space'- from outer space to birds taking off......
  • 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...
  • 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...