Category Archives: Science & Evolution

Review: Human Universe

It is almost two years ago now, that Professor Brian Cox, treated us to his splendid series The Wonders of Life, which I raved about here at the time. So, it was with a real sense of excitement that I watched … Continue reading

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An Enviable Legacy…

For the first time in months I have a weekend off work and have been looking through some of my book collection for inspiration and to stave off boredom. Back in 1985, the physicist Freeman Dyson was invited to Aberdeen University … Continue reading

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TV Review: Light and Dark

Professor Jim al-Khalili’s new two-part science series Light and Dark began to be broadcast on Monday on BBC4 – you can still catch it for another two weeks on BBC’s I-Player here. Khalili began by taking us back to the … Continue reading

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An Evening At Science Uncovered

Last Friday evening, the Natural History Museum in London hosted their annual Science Uncovered night. From 18:00 till midnight, the scientists at the NHM came out of their labs and talked to the public about their research and current controversies … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and the Poor State of Muslim Civilisation

The scientist, best selling author and prominent atheist, Richard Dawkins, has courted controversy over a tweet he posted a few days ago saying: All the world’s Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge. They did great things in the Middle … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Visions of the Universe

Yesterday afternoon, after work, I took a trip to visit the new Visions of the Universe exhibition being hosted at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. The exhibition covers four centuries of human observation of the skies from the invention of … Continue reading

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Why Is The Muslim World Stuck In Its Own Dark Age (Part 1)?

When I was younger I used to read a lot about the past glories of Islamic civilisation. It was thrilling to know that Muslims once led the world in learning, that Muslims were once engaged in a systematic endeavour to … Continue reading

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