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Trip to the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory-1st March 2013

March 3, 2013


Fresh from a visit to the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, the subject of this entry is particle accelerators. On arrival at the lab, it became clear that it is much more than just a lab, it’s in fact part of a whole complex of buildings dedicated to research at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, […]

Ultrasound in Medicine-A Revolution in Diagnosis from Acoustics-23rd January 2013

February 16, 2013


Professor Francis Duck gave this intriguing lecture to a particularly large crowd the other day, giving us an insight on the developments of Ultrasound. It was a great lecture, demonstrating a union of Physics and Biology that I hadn’t considered before. A quick biography of Professor Francis Duck: He is a visiting Professor at Royal […]

Will we find life on the exoplanet Gliese 581g?

January 27, 2013


Here is a poster that I made on the possibility of finding life on an ‘exoplanet’ that is very similar to Earth. As we know many exoplanets have already been discovered and more are identified on an almost daily basis – So the possibilities are endless! For a Hi-Res version of the poster click here: […]

Stargazing Live, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, 10th January 2012

January 20, 2013


You may have recently seen the Stargazing Live series on BBC 2. If you didn’t, it’s a science program all about the Universe. The program hosted a number of events up and down the country, including one at Portsmouth Dockyard which I attended. As my first post, here are some interesting facts from the event: […]