Hidden treasures

24 January 2011 by

Regular readers in the Centre for History of Science will be accustomed to the sight of members of staff collecting…

Shattered worlds

5 January 2011 by

I was lucky enough to see two volcanoes last summer: Etna, as I passed through Sicily, and Stromboli by night…

Journey of the bee

28 October 2010 by

The other week when travelling to work on the Piccadilly line I noticed a bee was trapped in our carriage….


24 September 2010 by

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