Richard Feynman Lectures

Richard Feynman (1918-1988) was one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the last century. His official website, Feynman Online, describes him as: “scientist, teacher, raconteur, and musician.  He assisted in the development of the atomic

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Spy Satellite USA 193

The US Navy’s first attempt to hit malfunctioning spy satellite USA 193 with a missile could come on Wednesday night during the lunar eclipse. This is based on an air traffic advisory warning pilots to

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Not Fit for Purpose

The University of the Third Age, which says adult education policy is “not fit for purpose,” complains that “lifelong learning has become a euphemism for ‘working lifetimes learning’ and adult education for third-agers is seen

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Flat Earth News

A new book out, Flat Earth News, takes a good look at journalism nowadays, arguing that newspaper stories are often recycled pieces or, as Roy Greenslade in the Guardian describes the book: “it amounts to

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The NCS Blog

We have a blog. We’ve taken a while to get round to setting one up, but we have finally taken the plunge. What we didn’t want to do was to create a blog just for

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