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 »

Friday Apr 11th, 2014

BICEP2 finds gravitational waves from near the dawn of time

Andrew Liddle on its impact on the cosmology community
Saturday Mar 8th, 2014

Minority women chemists yesterday and today

From 1947 to 2014
Saturday Mar 8th, 2014

8 марта 1979: Women’s Day in the Soviet Union

Marjorie Senechal on Women’s Day 1979 in the Soviet Union.
Monday Feb 24th, 2014

Frank Close on the Higgs boson

An Oxford SciBar podcast
Wednesday
Feb 12th, 2014

Peak shopping and the decline of traditional retail

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Monday
Jan 20th, 2014

A brief and incomplete history of astronomy

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Monday
Dec 30th, 2013

Is science inconsistent?

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Saturday
Dec 7th, 2013

Coherence in photosynthesis

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Thursday
Nov 28th, 2013

The Crab Nebula

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Wednesday
Nov 6th, 2013

Tale of two laboratories

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Friday
Nov 1st, 2013

The Milky Way’s tilted dark matter halo

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Saturday
Oct 26th, 2013

From the Higgs to dark matter

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Tuesday
Oct 8th, 2013

And the Nobel Prize goes to… Higgs and Englert!

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Tuesday
Oct 1st, 2013

The first ray gun

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Monday
Sep 9th, 2013

Six methods of detection in Sherlock Holmes

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Sunday
Sep 8th, 2013

Understanding the history of chemical elements

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