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Limitless energy

The Sun supplies approximately 100,000 TeraWatts (TW) of energy to the Earth continuously. To put this into perspective the entire generating capacity of China is 1TW and the global population as a whole uses 15TW. 177 more words

Engineering Soapbox

Richard III discovery at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition

University scientists present their research at public event from 30 June – 5 July 2015

The team behind the scientific detective story of the decade, the discovery of King Richard III, has been selected as one of 22 exhibitors at the Royal Society’s annual display of the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology in the UK. 318 more words


The Royal Society's assault on the science of GM foods must cease

The Royal Society wants us to take its word that GM crops are safe and healthy, writes Steven Druker. But it refuses to retract its errors, apologise to those whose reputations it has impugned, or enter into constructive debate on the issue.

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The International Reporter

Tim Hunt: treated worse than a Nazi

On a breezy December morning in 1903, humanity witnessed the first heavier-than-air manned flight. Less than 70 years later, our species made its debut on the moon. 655 more words

Richard’s remains | Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2015

The discovery of King Richard III’s skeleton has been the scientific detective story of the decade.

This summer, the University of Leicester will be taking part in the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition in London. 14 more words


June 7th, 2005 - Joint statement by national academies of science, fwiw

To coincide with the G8 meeting in Gleneagles…

[following text from Royal Society]The national science academies of the G8 nations and Brazil, China and India, three of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the developing world, have… 221 more words

Ignored Warnings