An Arctic mystery

10 August 2017 by

In the summer of 1845 two ships were waiting in the icy waters of Baffin Bay, off the southwest coat…

Tahitian tears

1 August 2017 by

In September this year, the Royal Society is hosting an international conference looking at the career and influence of Sir…

Brains and radium

13 December 2016 by

As Christmas approaches, many of us will be resorting to some internet shopping to tick off the names from our…

Cold snaps

5 December 2016 by

We are fast approaching the 60th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (IGY), which began in July 1957. I am…