There is a strong conjecture that climate change and world population numbers are linked. Population growth is driven by poverty and personal incomes are linked to energy poverty. Abundant quantities of clean affordable energy accessible by all nations, particularly those still developing, would bring about a transformation in society at the global scale. Could such an energy […]
Peter Shatwell sifts the fact and the fiction in support of the EmDrive – a proposed space propulsion system that appears to contradict a fundamental law of physics
Nam Cheah looks at the evolution of the hominoid diet
If micro black holes are discovered, the implications would be enormous, not just for our understanding of the Universe, but also for the future of energy generation.
The Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) is delighted to announce that Sir Tony Robinson, star of the BBC’s Black Adder series and presenter of the hugely popular Channel 4 documentary, Time Team will deliver this year’s Stoneley Lecture on the subject of nature’s most dangerous, destructive and yet strangely beautiful events; volcanoes
A surge in research activity is needed to switch the global economy away from its present reliance on fossil fuels.
The challenge is technological, and the need is urgent. An international programme with funding commensurate to the challenges posed by climate change will be discussed.
Science Lectures for Non Scientists, with The Crick Institute: Amaze yourself at how much science you can understand from these scientists who are great communicators. Professor Joseph Schwartz physicist, science journalist and broadcaster talks about The Second Law of Thermodynamics.