Is nuclear fusion the solution to the energy crisis?

Ari - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Passionate Year 12 student Ari is aspiring to become a chemical engineer. She recently made the most of the opportunity to attend a free Friends of Imperial webinar, entitled "Fusion Future: The Sun's Power on Earth". Ari writes here about the event and shares her thoughts on the … Continue reading Is nuclear fusion the solution to the energy crisis?

Robot Rights – an impossibility or an inevitability?

Michal - Year 12 Student Editor’s Note: Year 12 student Michal writes here for the GSAL Science Magazine on the fascinating topic of robot rights. As Michal notes, "[a]rtificial intelligence raises serious questions about philosophical boundaries. While we may ask if sentient robots are conscious or deserving of rights, it forces us to pose basic questions like ‘What … Continue reading Robot Rights – an impossibility or an inevitability?

Our Generational Duty to Science with a focus on Biomedical Engineering

Aashmi - Year 11 Student Editor's Note: Year 11 student Aashmi elected to write this extended essay on the chosen word ‘duty’ in response to The Dukes Essay Prize organised by Dukes Education. This competition is inspired by the famous entrance test for All Souls College, Oxford, where students write an essay in response to a single word, from the perspective of … Continue reading Our Generational Duty to Science with a focus on Biomedical Engineering

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

ISSET Space & STEM Summer School 2020

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor MISSION DISCOVERY @ KING'S COLLEGE LONDON  6th - 10TH JULY, 2020 ISSET’s Mission Discovery Summer School programme is a great opportunity for ordinary students to do something extraordinary. UK and international students from ages 14 - 18 (Year 9—13) get to work with NASA Astronauts, rocket scientists and NASA … Continue reading ISSET Space & STEM Summer School 2020