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29th December 2019

Units of time – orders of magnitude

The diagram here shows different measurements of time – from a yoctosecond (extremely short), to a yottasecond (extremely long), with a midpoint of one second.

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19th November 2019

World electricity sources, 1990-2100

This graph shows the progress in clean energy from 1990 to 2100. It suggests that fossil fuels could be obsolete for generating electricity by 2078.

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22nd September 2019

Could we terraform Mars?

In this video from PBS Space Time, hosted by astrophysicist Matt O'Dowd, we look at the science and technology required to transform our planetary neighbour into a second Earth.

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7th September 2019

Ad Astra – "the most realistic depiction of space travel in a movie"

Ad Astra is an upcoming science fiction adventure film that follows astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) as he travels to the outer Solar System to find his missing father (Tommy Lee Jones).

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11th August 2019

Bionic eye technology, 2000-2050

This graph shows the progress in bionic eye technology. It suggests that a retinal implant with pixel resolution equivalent to a human eye could be achieved by 2048.

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21st July 2019

Star Trek: Picard – Official Teaser

Fans of Star Trek will be excited to hear that an eighth series of the franchise is planned for early next year.

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