Tags: Review

I, Science – The origin and future of life

Review, March 25th 2013 “In the beginning the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.” From The Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy, by Douglas Adams. A celebration of

Collecting memories

This summer I have been working as the Science in Society Assistant at the British Science Association. My main role has been to organise, run and produce the x-change, a daily highlights show at the British Science Festival. The live show brought

Cardiff Science Festival – A Review

Before the festival kicked off, the Cardiff Blogs asked me to write a teaser; a brief preview of the highlights that I think you should look out for during the week. Now that the festival is over, I have written

Why Geeks Matter

Now that I have finished my exams, I have finally been able to finish reading Mark Henderson’s The Geek Manifesto without feeling guilty about avoiding revision. Henderson puts forward an engaging case, enthusing geeks to get involved and get science

So Long and Thanks for all the Physics!

Now that we have reached the end of our four years at Cardiff University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, we are going on to do bigger and better things. This does not mean that what we have just done was

Haribo Starmix Advert – A Test Of Willpower

Advertising companies are always trying to squeeze scientific content into their adverts, whether it is complex ingredients in fancy make-up products or consumer psychology. Last week I saw the new Haribo Starmix advert for the first time, and I wasn’t