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50 Years of the Astronomy Centre at the University of Sussex

On Saturday (15th October) I was back in Brighton for the first time since I left my job there at the end of July. The occasion was a very nice lunch party to celebrate 50 years of the… 576 more words

The Universe And Stuff

Lord Rees on the Threat to UK Science

In case you missed the comments by Lord Rees on Newsnight in the wake of the announcement of this year’s Nobel Prizes for Physics, here is a video. 306 more words

The Universe And Stuff

Lord Martin Rees in conversation at The Wellcome Trust

It’s dependably fun and illuminating to see Martin Rees unconstrained by the political “don’t go theres”. So, have some fun with this Lord Martin Rees in conversation at The Wellcome Trust… 165 more words

Energy Policy

Why does Marvin Rees hate strippers?

On International Women’s Day 2016 Marvin Rees, Labour’s mayoral candidate in the upcoming election, announced that he would do two things for women in Bristol. 861 more words

Bristol

ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission: the reason why  ESA’s Asteroid...

ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission: the reason why 

ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission, currently under study for launch in 2020 and arrival in 2022, would be humanity’s first probe to a double asteroid system.

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IS OUR SPECIES LURCHING TO EXTINCTION? AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT.

Charles Darwin dazzled us with his magnificent research about survival of species.  Yet it is estimated that 99 percent  of all species that ever lived on our planet have become extinct.  149 more words