Monthly Archives: August 2015

Space is the place – A review of July’s SciBar

Professor Michael Merrifield is worried. He’s concerned that astronomy is reaching the end of the line, that it’s “doomed”. Surely, astronomy has always thought like this though, Even Galileo must have assumed that the discovery of the heliocentric solar system was the end of the story.   However, astronomy has been making quite a splash …Read More

Back in black (hole) – A review of June’s SciBar

Professor Philip Moriarty becomes the first SciBar speaker to require a sound check as he brought his guitar in order to talk about what happens when physics goes up to 11. Black holes? How much more black could they be? None. None more black. In quantum physics, we always think of atoms and molecules but …Read More