The BA Festival of Science will take place in Norwich from 2 – 9 September, bringing together over 300 of the UK’s top scientists and engineers, including Cambridge academics, to discuss the latest developments in science with the public.
Cambridge and Oxford have enjoyed their first victory for six years in a transatlantic student tennis competition, played out against opponents from Harvard and Yale.
Professor James Secord from the History and Philosophy of Science Department at the University of Cambridge has been appointed director of the Darwin Correspondence Project.
The ‘Naked Scientists’ do not warrant the alarming image that they inspire. It’s actually an interactive science radio show produced at the University of Cambridge and broadcast by the BBC, which has recently achieved the notable feat of 2 million podcast downloads in the last 12 months, making it one of the world’s most downloaded science programmes.
For the first time ever, women are joining their male counterparts on an 85-year-old tennis tour that climaxes in a showdown between Cambridge/Oxford and Harvard/Yale.
Researchers are calling for tighter controls on the live reef fish trade, a growing threat to coral reefs, in letters to the international journal Science.
Archaeologists have unearthed a pair of bone fragments dating back almost 30,000 years and featuring minute designs carved by some of our earliest European ancestors.