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The Chicxulub Crater

April 10, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
The Chicxulub Crater

Sixty-six million years ago at the end of the cretaceous period an asteroid struck the earth in a location that is now known as the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico. It is one of the largest known impacts that earth has ever received and has been held responsible for the extinction of […]

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The problem of trendy sustainability

January 24, 2014 9:30 am0 comments
The problem of trendy sustainability

Sustainability means living without having an impact on the surrounding environment. It means acting with zero cost for the planet. The notion of sustainability gradually inspired me to try it out for myself, to try and have as little damaging impact on the environment around me, whilst maintaining my standard […]

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Energy: An unsustainable way of life

February 16, 2013 3:30 pm0 comments
Energy: An unsustainable way of life

Having the energy to walk outside, in my opinion, is one of life’s great pleasures, nothing seems to fill me with such a feeling of utter content and well-being than a nice stroll outside, often in the dead of night when the breeze is cool and with one of those […]

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The Search for the New Earth

January 17, 2013 6:38 pm0 comments
The Search for the New Earth

Slowly orbiting the Sun, its eyes fixed on a single region of our galaxy, the Kepler space observatory quietly goes about its business, scouring the Milky Way for Earth-like planets. The spacecraft, launched in 2009, is a specially designed telescope known as a photometer, or light meter. The telescope monitors […]

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Ending unfinished business – 40 Years of silence

December 20, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
Ending unfinished business – 40 Years of silence

It is the early hours on the morning of Thursday, December 7th 1972. A human being  has just snapped a photograph that will change the world. The man in question is not even a trained photographer; doesn’t answer to any editorial team. He’s a geologist by trade, but couldn’t be […]

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