Friday Mar 7th, 2014

A record-breaking lunar impact

By Jose M. Madiedo
On 11 September 2013, an unusually long and bright impact flash was observed on the Moon. Its peak luminosity was equivalent to a stellar magnitude of around 2.9. What happened? A meteorite with a mass of around 400 kg hit the lunar surface at a speed of over 61,000 kilometres per hour. read more »

Thursday Jul 10th, 2014

Free speech, reputation, and the Defamation Act 2013

How does freedom of expression come into conflict with other rights?
Thursday Jul 3rd, 2014

Gods and men in The Iliad and The Odyssey

Video interview with Barry B. Powell
Thursday Jul 3rd, 2014

What can poetry teach us about war?

Jon Stallworthy on what is unique about war poetry
Tuesday Jul 1st, 2014

Sovereign debt in the light of eternity

Lee C. Buchheit discusses soveriegn debt as a global economic reality
Thursday
May 29th, 2014

Splash! What kids discover in a puddle

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Monday
May 26th, 2014

What is English?

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Saturday
May 24th, 2014

Verdun: the longest battle of the Great War

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Saturday
May 10th, 2014

Reflections on World War I

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Saturday
May 3rd, 2014

Is the planet full?

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Thursday
Apr 17th, 2014

What’s the secret to high scores on video games?

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