Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?

Flaka - Year 13 Student Editor’s Note: This essay forms part of a collection of student works published in the 2020 edition of Salutaris, the GSAL Sixth Form academic journal. It was originally published here in The GSAL Journal. References are available upon request. CPD As the science of the universe, physics aims to understand the events … Continue reading Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?

Inertial Confinement: Solution to the Energy Crisis?

Chamequa - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Talented Year 12 student Chamequa writes here for the GSAL Science Magazine on the fascinating prospect of using nuclear fusion, through a technique called inertial confinement, to produce a plentiful source of renewable energy. Is this soon to be a reality, or will it forever remain 'just 20 … Continue reading Inertial Confinement: Solution to the Energy Crisis?

In Conversation With… Dr Jessica Meir, Astronaut on the ISS

GSAL Junior School Editor's Note: Students at GSAL Junior School were given the unique opportunity to communicate with NASA astronaut Dr Jessica Meir during her time on the International Space Station (ISS). On October 18, 2019, Jessica made history when she undertook the first all-female spacewalk with fellow astronaut Christina Koch. The school link and … Continue reading In Conversation With… Dr Jessica Meir, Astronaut on the ISS

Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?

Flaka Tahiri - Year 13 Student Editor's note: This essay was originally published in The GSAL Journal in May 2019. Flaka was writing in response to a Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal, and then went on to have her work entered into the She Talks Science blog competition run by Murray Edward's College, … Continue reading Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?

Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?

Flaka Tahiri - Year 12 Student Flaka Tahiri (Year 12) asks whether the neutrino is the most interesting particle in physics, in response to the recent Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal. This excellent essay demonstrates Flaka's passion and curiosity in a complex field of physics. CPD As the science of … Continue reading Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?