The twin galaxies NGC 4496A and NGC 4496B dominate the frame in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
“Carbon Queen: The Remarkable Life of Nanoscience Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus”
Mildred “Millie” Dresselhaus was taught that there were only three career options open to women: secretary, nurse, or teacher.
Galaxies Part 2
” a huge, complex pattern which has been given the Hawaiian name ‘Laniakea’, hundreds of millions of light-years in extent”
Fishing & Climate Change 4,000 Years Ago
Native American shell ring villages were coastal communities built around fishing.
Dire Warning About the Consequences of Inaction on Climate Change
“Failure to achieve climate resilient and sustainable development will result in a sub-optimal future for people and nature.” IPCC Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts
Improving Soil A ‘Win Win’ For Biodiversity
Investing in the ground beneath our feet could have wide-ranging benefits for the environment, animal and human health
The Sky Above You – March 2022
The Moon will be New on March 2nd, and Full on March 18th, near Spica in Virgo the following night.
Mystery of 17thC African Slave Buried in a Prehistoric Site
An African man who lived 350 years ago was buried in a prehistoric shell midden in Amoreira in Portugal.
Galaxies Part 1
Event horizon of M87 black hole, 6 billion solar masses. Read on to find out more from astronomy expert Duncan Lunan
Childhood Immunizations Uptake Increased in 2020 Lockdown
“During the first COVID19 lockdown in Scotland, the uptake rates of routine childhood immunizations (such as the MMR) increased compared to the previous year.” – Fiona McQuaid