Tag Archives: BBC

Throwback Thursday #11 – Brighton

After last week‘s interruption by a solar eclipse, Throwback Thursday resumes! Today is all about Brighton. I spent eight years down in Brighton doing my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and I really love the city, the atmosphere, and the restaurant Pompoko. … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse March 20th 2015

No Throwback Thursday this week. Instead, links to lots of useful information about tomorrow morning’s solar eclipse! First up, a complete guide to the March 20th total solar eclipse can be found over at Universe Today. ITV News has a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10 – Fukushima

“A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.” (YouTube) It’s been four years and … Continue reading

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Vintage Nasa Photographs

A few days ago, several vintage NASA photographs went up for grabs at auction. These images were some of the first taken in space, and include photographs of the Earth, on the moon, and of the astronauts themselves. The BBC have … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #7 – Kepler

In last week’s Throwback Thursday, we focused on Darwin and the species on our planet. This week we’re focusing on the Kepler spacecraft and the new planets it has discovered. Back in 2011, Kepler discovered several planets orbiting within the habitable zone … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #5

This week’s Throwback Thursday is all about black holes. As a reminder, these posts are not exhaustive by any means, but just contain old posts that I found interesting at the time, but never got round to posting about. “Powerful … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #4

To start off this week’s Throwback Thursday, we have an interesting video on how Google and Facebook are tailoring the results and information they give us, showing us only what their algorithms think we want to see. Concerning what we … Continue reading

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