The National Trust and Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) have released a report claiming that fracking will risk polluting our waterways and harming threatened species. The report, authored by Veronika Moore, Alison Beresford...Show More Summary
Sometimes I resent evolution. A study published this week in the Proceedings of Royal Society B. claims that millions of years ago, sloths were six-feet long and spent most of their lives in the water. Thank you, survival of the fittest, for depriving me of a world full of underwater sloth rides and hypnotically slow games of beach volleyball.
Australian astronomers have shown galaxies in the vast empty regions of the Universe are actually aligned into delicate strings in research published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. A team of astronomers...Show More Summary
In a study published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, “Quality of life: impact of chronic illness on the partner,” the authors stated: “… the most striking research finding is a tendency for the partner’s quality of life to be worse than that of the patient.” The people who are least likely [...]
This is incredibly cool. Isaac Newton worked at the Royal Society, and the organization has kept since 1688 the original telescope that Newton himself built. Watch the video to understand a nice bit of chemistry as well. Nowadays telescope mirrors are made out of aluminum, which requires a great deal of electricity to refine. Show More Summary
The Cambridge Science Festival opens on Monday and as part of its incredibly diverse and packed programme, it has teamed up with the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and Dr Stefanie Reichelt, a scientist at the University of Cambridge’s Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, to focus on the science of photography and the promotion of scientific […]
The hit HBO show will go up against French thriller "The Returned" and a documentary about Pussy Riot in the best international show category for the British TV honors. read more
Royal Society/National Academy of Sciences propaganda would enrage Newton
So you’ve been wondering what to recommend to your friends who want a readable but authoritative introduction to climate change, one which answers their key questions. The US National Academy of Sciences and the U.K. Royal Society have achieved this with their new report, “Climate Change: Evidence & Causes.” read more
The Royal Society of British Artists returns to the Mall Galleries in London for its Annual Exhibition, from 5 to 15 March (CLICK). Most works are for sale. Admission costs £3 for adults, £2.50 for silver surfers. Shown is Arthur Turner's oil painting Rowan Crew.
When is an august scientific body not an august scientific body? When it releases a report you don't like. This week the Royal Society and the National Academy of Sciences released a thoroughly calm and clear report on climate change, "Climate change: evidence & causes". It explains the realities and complexities of climate science, the [...]
The US National Academy of Sciences and the UK Royal Society have achieved a breakthrough in readability with their new report, "Climate Change: Evidence & Causes." The post National Academy Of Sciences Delivers Highly Readable Climate Change Warning appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Image of penguins on melting ice / Shutterstock A joint report released by the US National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society, two of the most respected scientific organizations in the world, warns that not only is man-made global warming real, it
OUR sister blog, Democracy in America, has just published a piece on the politics of climate science after t he National Academies of Science (NAS) and the Royal Society—scientific fellowships of Britain and America, respectively—released yesterday a “Frequently Asked Questions” resource on climate change. Babbage readers are encouraged to join the discussion.
THE National Academies of Science (NAS) and the Royal Society—the elite scientific fellowships of Britain and America, respectively—released on February 26th a rather handy “Frequently Asked Questions” resource on climate change. ItShow More Summary
The US National Academy of Sciences and the UK’s Royal Society have jointly released a report that uses simple language, pictures and accessible graphics to show that climate change is altering the planet and that the changes are caused...Show More Summary
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society of London debut Climate Change: Evidence & Causes, a new publication produced jointly by the two world-leading scientific institutions, live on the internet on Thursday, February 27, 2014, from 10:00-11:30 EST. Show More Summary
A reduction in the post-code lottery for hip replacement surgery has been achieved in Scotland without recourse to the private sector, according to new research published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Tomorrow the Royal British Society of Sculptors opens Figuring, an exhibition of 3 members’ work at the RBS Galleries in Old Brompton Road, London (CLICK). Laurence Edwards FRBS, Brigitte Jurack ARBS and Brian McCann FRBS all assert the continuing vitality of figurative sculpture. Shown is Laurence Edwards' bronze The Settler (2013). The show runs until 9 May.