The Forgotten

11 October 2010 by

The BBC journalist Sarah Cruddas asked me to talk about some neglected heroes of science last week with the idea…

Prize-winning reads

30 September 2010 by

Hands up, who has a problem with buying books? By that I don’t mean a fundamental objection to the activity,…

Nebulosity

24 September 2010 by

Like many people, I can navigate round the main night sky constellations and pick out the brighter planets in a…