Zara Hossain-Ibrahim - Year 13 Student Zara Hossain-Ibrahim is one of the winners of Peterhouse’s Kelvin Science Prize in 2019. The standard of entries was really high but the judges felt that her essay stood out for its clarity of argument, stylish prose, level of research and originality of thought. This commendation puts her in … Continue reading Should we bring wolves back to Britain – what is the scientific case for re-wilding?
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?
Amber Malkin - Year 9 Student & 2008 Society Member 'How to Build a Universe' by Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince and Alexandra Feachem ‘How to Build a Universe’ is written by the presenters and producer of the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘The Infinite Monkey Cage’. The book tries to explain science in a thought-provoking … Continue reading Book Review: How to Build a Universe
Julia Fiegler-Rudol - Year 9 Student Julia Fiegler-Rudol (Year 9) writes on the complex topic of the medical application of bioluminescence, in response to the recent Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal. This excellent essay demonstrates Julia's passion and curiosity in a field that is pushing the boundaries of 21st century … Continue reading Medical Application of Bioluminescence
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?
Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor What might we learn from imaging a black hole? In a famous moment for astronomy, an image of a black hole has been captured for the very first time. The picture shows the halo of dust and gas surrounding the black hole lying at the heart of the Messier … Continue reading What’s News: What might we learn from imaging a black hole?
Dr M Dearden - Director of Faculty, Science This exciting new competition is open to all students, both male and female, in all year groups at GSAL. It is based on the 'She Talks Science' competition run by Murray Edward's College, Cambridge. All you need to do is write a blog-style article on anything science … Continue reading GSAL Competition: Write a Science Blog