Tag : Michael Owen

Rosetta Comet Landing – A first for humankind

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Humankind has made history as the Philae lander has separated from the Rosetta orbiter to becoming the first spacecraft to touch down on a comet. Comets have inspired wonder throughout human history, and some scientists believe that it was comets crashing into the primordial Earth that provided the organic molecules that are … Read More

Lead based crime: petrol not bullets

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In our Western democracy, elections are won and lost on the basis of multiple factors. Commonly, the economy is nearly always top of the agenda due to its trickledown effect on every facet of  society, including crime. Crime rates are a major issue for any government. If crime is falling, … Read More

Ashya King’s fight for Proton Beam Therapy

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A few weeks ago, an international manhunt propelled the story of Ashya King into the spotlight: a boy whose parents removed him from hospital and escaped to Spain where they were seeking an alternative cancer treatment, without the consent of their doctor.  The word alternative here does not refer to … Read More

Beats on the Brain: How music affects the way you move

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Whether getting glammed up for a night in town, or caked in mud in the depths of Beaverworks, for most students Freshers’ Week will involve music of some form or another. But why is it intrinsic to human nature to enjoy music, and why do most people struggle to resist … Read More