Monthly Archives: February 2016

Charity at home and abroad

I am a Spanish scientist. I came to Manchester in 2007 to work as a postdoc in the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research. I have been working in oncology for the last 5 years so here I will focus on … Continue reading

Posted in Cristina Ferreras | 2 Comments

Making Metals (More) Interesting

Metals are boring. Sure, they’re nice and shiny. And they’re definitely useful. But could you honestly, hand on your heart, say that the last time you saw a bit of metal you jumped for joy? Probably not. The trouble is, … Continue reading

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Webcam astronomy: simple but effective

Over the past 4 years, I have been steadily assembling equipment for the purpose of photographing deep sky objects (DSOs). These are dim, sometimes large, diffuse cloudy patches when viewed using binoculars or a small telescope. Starting with the Andromeda … Continue reading

Posted in Daniel Elijah | 2 Comments