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Earth observation 1: Forestry

I remember in my early years hearing about astronauts being able to read newspapers from space using huge telescopes. How the Great Wall of China was the only man made structure visible from space. Later, how the colour of soil related to…

A Digest: Our Living Planet

On September 30th the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) released a landmark report on the health of our planet, which presents many harsh realities about the impact the ballooning pressures our species has been putting on the Earth’s…

Storm in a Teacup

As today is world earth day, I chose to write about a nice paper that came out at the end of last year in which scientists are using a very cool technique to study how the world around us works. Physics Researchers at the University of…