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After the Paris Climate Talks – Can We Save Planet Earth?

During the final month of December 2015, 150 World Leaders, including Presidents Obama, Putin & Xi came together in Paris to try to reach an agreement about how to tackle Global Warming.  Newspapers and news stations around the world followed 'will they/won't they reach a deal' headlines and whether these talks would signify a tangible move forward to find […]

By Joanna | Environment
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It’s For You, Mr. Bell!

If there’s one invention that has transformed the lives of almost everyone, it’s the telephone: first of all by bringing relatively cheap, instantaneous communications to millions around the world and subsequently by serving as the launchpad for much of today’s medium of choice – the Internet. For this, we have to thank one man in […]

By Joanna | Physics . Science
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Cooking Up A Storm

It’s no secret that the British are obsessed with the weather but in July there's been something relatively rare to talk about – an extended period of warm, sunny conditions! And, inevitably, that has meant some spectacular summer storms when the weather broke at last.

By Joanna | Environment . Science
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Who Cut The Lights?

Power consumption during the biggest event in the United States sports calendar has caused lively debate for several years now. On the one hand, electricity consumed by all those large-screen TVs rises dramatically during the Big Game; on the other, analysts suggest the collective experience of watching the game may actually reduce demand because we […]

By Joanna | Environment . Science
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No Batteries Required

  Researchers at the University of Bedfordshire, in Great Britain, have been searching for an alternative to the humble household battery that we have all become so familiar with.

By Joanna | Environment . Physics . Science
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