In a Spin
Why do cats always land on their feet? They instinctively know about the power of spin. The power of spin is all around us, so familiar that we sometimes forget that it is there.
With lots of activities lined up around the countries for Science Week we take a look at what’s on during mid November.
Tuning in to space
Ireland is making a bid to set up a radio telescope that can probe deep into space.
The rise of antibiotic resistance is now regarded as a huge threat to human health. By discovering how all our proteins are made, scientists may be able to halt that rise of drug resistance, but is big pharma ready to help?
The Northern Lights
Margaret Franklin explains why the northern skies sometimes light up at night.
Ask a Scientist
How deep can we mine? What colour is the Moon? Where does uranium come from, and can we tap into frozen energy supplies? Our panel of scientists answers readers’ questions.