Learning Resources

Portable Antiquities Scheme at the British Museum

The Portable Antiquities Scheme has just released its Treasure Annual Report at a special event in the British Museum. The scheme coordinates a network of Finds Liaison Officers who take reports from people who find ancient artifacts on their land or while out walking or metal detecting and, this year, they have 1,257 archaeological finds …

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Some Summer Reading (Listening)

Can’t be bothered lifting that twenty kilo bestseller while basking in the sunshine? Why not listen to a good book instead? We’ve found a site which offers educational listening, too. This appeals to our lazier sides and makes us feel that the time lying in the sun is well spent, actually learning something. Check out …

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Scientists Test to See if the World is Real

The fundamental science of quantum mechanics casts doubt on whether the world is real or just the way we see it. Scientists at the Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation (IQOQI) in Vienna have been trying to test whether this prediction of the theory is actually true, or just a consequence of the quantum model. Their …

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