EXPERT COMMENT: Scientists have discovered a new state of matter for water
Rodrigo Ledesma Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria, writes about a new state of matter for The Conversation.
It’s delightful, it’s dynamic, it’s dewetting!
How would you like a kitchen surface that cleans itself? Technological advances such as this could be one step closer after a breakthrough by Northumbria University and Nottingham Trent University.
Physics graduates set their sights on the stars
Northumbria celebrated a ‘quantum leap’ this summer when its first cohort of Physicists graduated from the University.
State-of-the-art facilities coming soon for STEM students
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) facilities at Northumbria are undergoing a stunning transformation this summer thanks to £6.7m investment.
COMMENT: What can science tell us about the Star of Bethlehem?
Carol Davenport, Director, Think Physics, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, discusses the science behind the star of Bethlehem for The Conversation.
COMMENT: Explainer: what is solar thermal electricity?
Nicola Pearsall, Professor of Renewable Energy at Northumbria University, explains solar thermal electricity for The Conversation.
COMMENT: Parents can’t answer everything children ask about science – and that’s OK
Carol Davenport, Director, Think Physics, Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University, comments on talking science with children for The Conversation.
COMMENT: Mars: why contamination and planetary protection are key to any search for life
Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University comments on why contamination and planetary protection are key to any search for life.
Northumbria academic says ‘Little Ice Age’ could hit Earth in 2020
A ‘Little Ice Age’ which caused severe winters in the 17th Century could return in five years’ time due to a predicted fall in solar activity.
Science week comes to a close with eclipse excitement
Think Physics at Northumbria has run a busy programme of events this to celebrate British Science Week.
Breakthrough in energy harvesting could power ‘life on Mars’
Martian colonists could use an innovative new technique to harvest energy from carbon dioxide thanks to research pioneered at Northumbria and Edinburgh Universities.