A newly discovered galaxy supercluster is believed to be one of the largest known structures in the Universe, containing between 1,000 to 10,000 trillion stars.
A recent study conducted by the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Group may provide a crucial step in reducing the amount of HIV in the semen of infected patients.
Have historical records underestimated global sea level rise?
This month, a ruling banning fracking exploration in Lancashire on environmental grounds was overturned. Is fracking here to stay?
As a scientist, I’m used to hearing that science museums are boring, weird or just for kids. And in fact, when I arrived at the Science Museum, I found myself to be the only one there without children. I crossed a mist of primary colours and mirrored walls and entered the Statoil Gallery, the home […]
Last week the world rejoiced as the papers announced: ‘HIV is cured!’. Except of course it isn’t – or at least not yet. The hype is somewhat justified: for the first time, scientists have developed a new drug that could, in theory, completely clear the virus from a patient. HIV tends to ‘hide’ inactive cells […]
The Soyuz MS-02 rocket launch on Wednesday 19th October in Kazakhstan. A very similar rocket took Tim Peake and Time Ronke up to the ISS in 2015 (Source: NASA/Joel Kowsky) It’s been a big week for space – with a mars rover crash landing, a successful launch of three new astronauts to join the team […]