Particle physicist and science communicator Professor Glenn Patrick explores how science is all around us. To view more comment and opinion pieces, visit our Blogs section.
OVER the last weekend of January, the 42nd Big Garden Birdwatch took place. This is an annual citizen science project organised by the RSPB when we are asked to record the birds visiting our gardens in one hour. […]
BLUE Monday – the most depressing day of the year – supposedly falls on the third Monday of January. This claim made by a psychologist in 2004 is often quoted in newspapers, but does not appear to be based on any real science. […]
2021 is finally here and let us hope that it is an improvement on last year. One of the things that we can look forward to is the mass vaccination programme against COVID-19 – and hopefully this will ensure a gradual return to normality. […]
A RECENT newspaper headline caught my attention where it was reported that the world’s first complete dinosaur skeleton found on the Jurassic Coast had finally been studied in detail and a place found for it in the family tree of dinosaurs. […]
ONE of the benefits of living in Lyme Regis and much of Dorset is that we are in a part of the country where we can often appreciate the dark skies away from the bright lights of big towns and cities. […]