Renewable Energy

We don’t have to be tied to dirty coal-fired power stations for our energy needs. We have real options, explains Sarah Keenihan. This excellent explainer article talks about the different forms of renewable energy and the impact they have on … Continued

Let’s talk about sex. Beetle sex.

The sex life of the British burying beetle is really pretty disgusting, and Dr Megan Head gets to study it for a living. Find out how this scientist is learning about how animals respond to climate change by studying the … Continued

How do radio telescopes work?

Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA. But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to … Continued