Space

JWST: A new era of planetary science

In case you missed part one of the JWST series, check it out here for explanations of more of the first images, as well as an insight into how the telescope works! But now, its time to move on to the JWST targets I find most intriguing- planets! WASP 96b: A distant world of discovery… Continue reading JWST: A new era of planetary science

Physics, Space

Our place in the universe!

Where are we in the universe?  When I was younger, whenever I was tasked with addressing Christmas letters or thank yous, I would always be overly specific- house, street, town, county, country, earth… ending with The Universe! But where in the universe actually are we?   Starting off with the basics: Earth is the 3rd planet… Continue reading Our place in the universe!

Astrobiology, Physics

Astrobiology 102: How to find the aliens?

Despite the fact that my last post might have made it seen that chances of finding life are pretty minute, people are still looking! And no, I don’t mean the people who are sure aliens have already visited us (Although if they did manage to find concrete evidence, that would be pretty awesome!) Organisations like… Continue reading Astrobiology 102: How to find the aliens?

SciComm, Spectacular Scientists

Spectacular Scientists- Hollie Wright

Welcome to the next installment of Spectacular Scientists! This time, I have interviewed Hollie Wright, a photonics researcher working towards an EngD, as well as being part of the WISE initiative and sharing her life in the lab on her Instagram and blog- how cool is that! What does being a photonics researcher mean?Photonics is… Continue reading Spectacular Scientists- Hollie Wright