Evolution might explain how we have come to be the way we are, but locomotion plays a starring role in the story of life on Earth, as zoologist Dr Matt Wilkinson explains at the University of Cambr
Once only science fiction, astronomers are now finding hundreds of planetary systems beyond our own.
Every generation has tried to be the one that outsmarts the Reaper.
Nobel Prize winner John Gurdon will be one of the star attractions at this year’s Cambridge Science Festival – which features Sherlock Holmes star Benedict Cumberbatch as its Guest Director.
The 2013 Science Festival opens on 11 March, offering staff, students, city residents and visitors an opportunity to discover and take part in scientific activity at the University.