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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Northern Lights in St Andrews

How to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis from St Andrews, and the science behind the magic and mystery of northern night skies.

Seagulls of St Andrews

Seagulls are ubiquitous and unpopular in St Andrews, but few people actually know much about them. Isabel Quattlebaum discusses some of the misconceptions about these fascinating birds.

AI in University Research

The future is AI? Deputy Features Editor Siobhan Ali discusses the implications of AI in university reasearch and how it can help students and professors alike.

Space Elevators: into the realm of sci-fi

Martin George discusses the exciting details about the mind boggling technology and possibilities of a space elevator.

Black Swans: Statisticians Who Share

Cate Hanlon hears from the student behind clever new way to optimise group study and learn from our peers.

Niall McCann: Explorer. Adventurer. Biologist.

Caitlin Hamilton interviews Niall McCann: biologist, explorer, TV presenter and conservationist extraordinaire.

Waxing Lyrical

Deputy Features Editor Angus Neale immerses himself in the world of beekeeping, documenting an insightful conversation with the Chair of the newly-formed BeeSoc.

No Alternative Facts: Science in the Era of Fake News

In this article, Deputy Features Editor Tas Vamos explores how our perception of science, objective facts, and universal truths has changed as a result of the constant barrage of fake news.

Textual evolution and the influence of technology

Every generation complains about the corruption and “dumbing down” of language by their youth. Particularly in the realm of typed language, the new forms...

Different artists, same sounds: is our modern music losing originality?

The next time your grandmother complains about how modern music all sounds the same, you should be hard-pressed to argue with her. She is...