Science Omega Blog
Welcome to the Science Omega Blog. Here you'll find a roundup of the latest scientific goings-on, along with a few opinions and quips from the Editor.
Climate change rage: it’s not big and it’s not clever
This week, I have a whinge about the pseudo-sceptics who, for some strange reason, believe that anger constitutes an argument
Does new SPaG test show Gove’s lack of open-ended imagination?
This week, I ask whether it’s time for the British education system to rekindle its love affair with the open-ended outcome...
How I learned to stop worrying and love nuclear power
In this week's blog, I argue that society should accept atomic energy as the big, cuddly teddy bear that it so evidently is
The Greengrocer’s Guide to the Galaxy
In this week's blog, I discuss the prospect of extraterrestrial vegetables, and consider some of the wider benefits that might arise from intergalactic greenery
Lies, damn lies, and alcohol statistics
This week, I ask whether the fact that the United Kingdom has become a nation of clandestine tipplers is necessarily a bad thing
A spoonful of Shergar helps the ready meal go down
This week, I ask whether it’s worth getting worked up over the odd equine lasagne
Walking with dinobirds
This week, I take a look at animals that spend their time masquerading as other animals
In what could well be my last ever blog, I accept that we’re living in the end times and consider how things are likely to pan out
Top five scientific moustaches
This week, ScienceOmega.com celebrates Movember by paying tribute to five of the finest ever scientific nose neighbours
Who cares about science?
This week, I ask whether or not we should be concerned about scientific apathy
Delays and dermatology - 2012: A Prague Odyssey
This week, I mention EADV 2012 in passing before reliving a hellish Thursday at Manchester Airport
Photographing the invisible
This week, I discuss the daunting task of examining what can’t be seen and suggest some possible explanations of dark energy