Sea of sand

27 August 2019 by

Every so often, I come across an election certificate of a Fellow of the Royal Society that triggers a reaction….

Detained in Douglas

18 September 2018 by

Prior to the Second World War, many German, Italian or Austrian nationals lived and worked in the UK. As the…

Nuclear secrets

10 April 2018 by

Back in January I started the new year with a new job. Since then, I have had the great privilege of getting…

Sir Bernard Lovell FRS

The making of Jodrell Bank

16 November 2015 by

As a small child I vividly remember visiting Jodrell Bank and being awestruck by the enormous radio telescope. I also went spinning…