At an upcoming summit in early December, NATO is expected to declarespace as a “warfighting domain”, partly in response to new … Continue reading Space may soon become a war zone – here’s how that would work
Millions of people living in the arid regions of the Horn of Africa lack safe, reliable and affordable water throughoutthe year. This is because … Continue reading Groundwater can prevent drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa. Here’s how
There’s growing concern in South Africa about what’s being portrayed as “a national drought disaster”. There have been anxious suggestions that drought … Continue reading Not all droughts are the same: here’s what’s different about them
Given the opportunity to live much longer lives, many of us might feel less than thrilled at the prospect. After … Continue reading Advances in anti-ageing research: how chemistry could hold the key to better health
Two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, and 97% of that is salty seawater. Only 3% of our planet’s … Continue reading Curious Kids: why is the sea salty?
How are stars made? Well, stars are not made, they make themselves! Or maybe I should say: they come into … Continue reading Curious Kids: how are stars made?
This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published “Teaching for Change”. In 2016 female students at South … Continue reading Connecting with centuries-old stories about women’s painful struggles