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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Eating our way to global warming?

Food is necessary for human survival; this is a truth which is universally acknowledged. However, agricultural food production and land use have recently been...

Hurricane Sandy: Forecast of Things to Come?

Amidst the aftermath of the election results in the United States, the country is still dealing with the effects of one of the largest...

The iPad Mini – worth the hype?

Tech reviewers The Verge wrote that, “There's something endearing about the mini that makes you want to keep it on-hand and use it often.”...

Climate change: The degradation of our frozen world

Tangible examples of the effects of climate change on our planet are often hard to come by, but a few recent, isolated events present...

Asteroid cloud to halt global warming

It sounds like a science fiction premise: one day, we might use asteroids like giant space parasols, shuffling them around space to create dust...

Emergence of new virus concerns health authorities

A novel virus has appeared in Saudi Arabia on the eve of Hajj, a massive pilgrimage to one of the country’s major cities, causing...

Curiosity finds Mars riverbed

On 27 September, NASA announced that the Mars Curiosity rover found evidence of an ancient stream bed near the north rim of the Gale...

Meteors light up our skies

A spectacular meteor shower was recently seen over the UK, stretching from Edinburgh to Norfolk, and even as far north as the Shetland Islands. ...

National secular society conference – a review

On Saturday 22nd September the National Secular Society held a day conference in London. The title of the conference was “Challenging religious privilege in...

The Kenly Question

I’m sure that most of us have heard about the University’s proposal to build a wind farm 7 miles outside of St Andrews near...