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Down to earth comments from a real space man

Chris Hadfield, famous for his Bowie cover from the international space station shows his understanding and humanity in this wonderful interview which discusses how it feels to return to Earth from the ISS.  Well worth a listen.

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Does chocolate make you clever?

For a great magazine piece from the BBC News website today click here.  So it’s a lot of fun to read, and for any women in my audience who rush off for a bar of Dairy Milk before getting to the … Continue reading

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Get well soon Wiggo

Our very own Olympian hero, Bradley Wiggins was knocked off his bike yesterday, and has been reported  to have broken ‘a few’ ribs. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Wiggo – get well soon. I hope too you will … Continue reading

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X-ray specs – one step closer

Scientists in Israel have got one step closer to the science fiction of the 1960’s – seeing clearly through translucent materials (even skin), reported by BBC News.  They can even use the technique to use a plain wall as a … Continue reading

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UK Eurovision Strategy – now I get it!

After reading about Spain’s Eurovision contender – BBC News – the reason we have chosen Humperdinck becomes clear. It’s a race for the bottom – no one can afford to win, so we need to do our best not to.  … Continue reading

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