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Coronavirus UK - a nasty infection but let's have a sense of proportion

22 hours ago   |   Social Science Space

Are we threatened by a Second Wave of Covid-19? The Prime Minister seems to think so, although the scientific community is less certain. Some scientists believe Covid-19 will...
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Does hot weather kill coronavirus?

Does hot weather kill coronavirus?

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

AS THE UK hits another heatwave, citizens are going out in droves, despite the coronavirus epidemic still having the country in a stronghold. But can the hot weather kill...
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Starlink tracker UK: How to see Starlink at night this week

Starlink tracker UK: How to see Starlink at night this week

1 day ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

SPACEX has successfully launched another batch of satellites, taking the total number of Starlink satellites in Earth's orbit to 595 - How can I see the Starlink satellites...
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SpaceX tracker: Can you see SpaceX's latest Starlink batch tonight?

SpaceX tracker: Can you see SpaceX's latest Starlink batch tonight?

1 day ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

SPACEX has lifted yet another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit - can I see the stream of Starlink satellites in the UK tonight?
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Expert reaction to Part 2 of the REACT-1 study on coronavirus spread across England

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A preprint, an unpublished non peer-reviewed study posted on the Imperial College London website, looked at the spread of COVID-19 across England. This Roundup accompanied an...
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New Executive Director announced for UK's national laboratories

2 days ago   |   STFC

After a rigorous and competitive recruitment exercise STFC Executive Chair, Professor Mark Thomson, today announced the appointment of Dr Alan Partridge as new Executive...
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New Government Strategy for Obesity - report published

2 days ago   |   IFST

Government plans to help tackle obesity were released on 27 July 2020. The Department of Health and Social Care revealed a strategy to tackle obesity across the UK, in light of...
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Part One of the National Food Strategy Report Launched

2 days ago   |   IFST

Part One of the two-part National Food Strategy has been published. It contains recommendations to support the UK following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and...
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New milestone brings the UK's largest AI supercomputer one step closer

2 days ago   |   STFC

The largest supercomputer dedicated to artificial intelligence in the UK will enable academics and industry to drive cutting edge innovation, boosting the UK's ability to make...
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Perseids 2020 UK: How to see the meteor shower this week?

Perseids 2020 UK: How to see the meteor shower this week?

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE Perseids will arrive in the skies this week, offering the opportunity to enjoy the eruption one of the most eagerly-anticipated meteor showers of the year. Here is how to...
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SpaceX tracker: Can you see SpaceX's latest Starlink batch tonight?

SpaceX tracker: Can you see SpaceX's latest Starlink batch tonight?

SPACEX has lifted yet another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit - can I see the stream of Starlink satellites in the UK tonight? Read more ...

The Matrix director Lilly Wachowski confirms trans references present in film

The Matrix director Lilly Wachowski confirms trans references present in film

THE MATRIX is one of the best known science-fiction films of all time, and it certainly revolutionised cinema in 1999. However one of the film's directors has now spoken out... Read more ...

Eclipse first: Hubble makes historic observation of total lunar eclipse from...

Eclipse first: Hubble makes historic observation of total lunar eclipse from space

A TOTAL eclipse of the Moon has been observed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope for the first time, fuelling hopes the method will help in the future search for alien life. Read more ...

Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

THE BIG BANG THEORY is a cosmological model of the observable universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent large-scale evolution, but little is understood... Read more ...

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Enlarge / Podcasts with your interests-and attention span-in mind. The beauty of the podcast format is also sometimes its curse: arbitrary episode lengths. Finding a new... Read more ...

Shark mystery: Monster that devoured 9ft great white exposed after...

Shark mystery: Monster that devoured 9ft great white exposed after ‘super-predator' hunt

SHARKS have bemused scientists for decades, who study and tag these creatures in a bid to try and unravel their mysterious behaviour, but a team of experts were left staggered... Read more ...

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

There's a lot of science behind a good hairdo. Or, at least, there's generally a lot of effort. Whether your particular cut demands frequent straightening, daily washes or... Read more ...

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

Why not both? Are you a cat person or a dog person? This is a question you've probably been asked many time in your life, often by men wearing Barbour jackets in their dating... Read more ...

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

Artist's concept of United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket. Credit: ULA United Launch Alliance and SpaceX beat out Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin for billions of... Read more ...

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

An artist's impression of the Hubble Space Telescope capturing reflected sunlight from the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Image: Image: M. Kornmesser , NASA and ESA Testing... Read more ...