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Saint Andrews
Sunday, November 18, 2018

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.

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.

Maximize Your MacBook

The advent of university heralds a fresh start, new experiences, and the formation of lifelong friendships. For many students, beginning university is also synonymous with technological upgrades; students...

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.

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.

Frequent Fliers: Migrating birds return for the summer

Have you ever wondered where all the birds in St Andrews come from? Why their here? Or where they will go next? Learn all about the migratory patterns of birds, specifically as they pertain to St Andrews.

Muddied waters on Mars no longer

The scientific, and increasingly popular, obsession with researching heavenly bodies may seem extremely puzzling. Here on Earth, we might seem isolated from the universe,...

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...

Farewell, the man who taught us to look up

Hayden Goodfellow pays tribute to Sir Patrick Moore, amateur astronomer extraordinaire.