New observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have provided the first confirmation that the water in our Solar System may come from the same place as the water in disks surrounding protostars elsewhere in the Universe: the interstellar medium. Image credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)
Did Henry Dundas delay the abolition of slavery for financial gain?
Dundas was President of the Board of Control over the East India Company from 1793-1801.
My Place Photography Competition for 4 – 18 year olds
White Wood Window and Reflections by Ruby Ionides North Walls Community School. Primary School Winner 2022
“And, as always happens, and happens far too soon, the strange and wonderful becomes a memory and a memory becomes a dream. Tomorrow it’s gone.” ― Terry Pratchett, Wintersmith
Sgathaich: Adventures of Captain Marvel – The Guillotine
” the villain “The Scorpion” has also gone to America, with dialogue heavily indicating he was part of the archaeological expedition.”
EPIC2 Investigates Potential New Treatment for Endometriosis
A clinical trial to study a potential new treatment for endometriosis is set to go ahead thanks to funding made possible by a partnership between leading women’s health charity Wellbeing of Women and the Scottish Government.
The Orcadian Suffragists #EmbraceEquity
A Gude Cause Maks A Strong Erm is a short animated film telling the story of the Orcadian Woman’s Suffrage Society
Snow Covered Orkney of March 1946
East Road, Clay Loan and School Place were very popular for sledging down.
The Church in Stronsay Part 1
“For well over a thousand years the Church has played an important role in life in Orkney and, while there is no exact date for the coming of Christianity to the isles, there is some evidence to suggest that Irish monks had visited the islands, some possibly even settling here, by the early 700s.”
Making a Bee-line For Home
“Honeybees use a ‘navigation memory’, a kind of mental map of the area that they know, to guide their search flights when they look for their hive starting in a new, unexplored area.” Dr Randolf Menzel