Secrets from Durham’s Mass Grave of Scottish Soldiers

Just over two years ago, workers digging to prepare for a new café for Durham University’s Palace Green Library uncovered bones where there should not have been any. Work stopped and the University’s Archaeological Services team was called in to examine the site and carefully exhume any remains that would be endangered by construction. This week, senior archaeologist Richard […]

An Outreach Coordinator, a Pharmaceutics Lecturer, and an Astronomer Walk into a Café

By Piotr Oleskiewicz Science. We all feel that we know what it means, and even that it proves itself incredibly useful. But do you really know what science is — from a scientist’s perspective? Would you be able to explain why you are passionate about it — or the contrary? Last Tuesday, during this year’s […]