Links for September 1st

British plan to tackle asteroids A team of British scientists are developing plans for a spacecraft that could stop large asteroids from destroying the Earth. The 10 tonne “gravity tractor”…

Links for March 30th

Women told: ‘You have dishonoured your family, please kill yourself’ When Elif’s father told her she had to kill herself in order to spare him from a prison sentence for…

Links for March 17th

Minister won’t confirm belief in evolution Canada’s science minister, the man at the centre of the controversy over federal funding cuts to researchers, won’t say if he believes in evolution….

Links for February 18th

Novelist Pratchett becomes a Sir – Author Terry Pratchett has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for services to literature. Sir Terry, 60, was named in the New…

Links for February 12th

Appreciating evolution on Darwin’s 200th birthday – Today marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, and later this year will see the 150th anniversary of the publication of The…