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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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.

60 years in the wilderness: Sir David Attenborough’s legacy to the...

What David Attenborough loves about natural history, he says, is that it is for everybody: “You can be straightforward and fascinate the 7s and...

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. ...

Google’s Chromecast: now available

Just over a month after the release of the Chromecast, my technophile flatmate and I were finally able to get our hands on one....

Halley VI: forage into the Antarctic

Halley VI research station is the British Antarctic survey’s new research station and is the UKs sixth Antarctic base since 1957. Halley Bay is...

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.

New fossils shed light on whale evolutionary past

Scientists carrying out projects in California’s Laguna Canyon have identified several new species of early toothed baleen whales. Amongst the scientists were palaeontologist, Meredith...

Colours in the sand: beach cleans hit St Andrews

Earlier this month, over 3,000 volunteers participated in Surfers Against Sewage’s Autumn Beach Clean at various locations throughout the UK. Over the course of...