Guest blog: A beginner’s guide to nuclear fission

Guest blog: A beginner’s guide to nuclear fission

Nuclear fission is a renewable energy source, and approximately 21% of the UK’s electricity comes from nuclear reactors! So why not know a little bit more about where this electricity comes from? Fission may also have piqued your interest if you have watched the hit show Chernobyl! Find out why fission can be dangerous and [...]

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

You don't need me to tell you about why I am sharing this post. You all know the situation. But it also means that there is a lot of talk about a potential vaccine and it is something hundreds of researchers are working on across the world. But vaccine development under normal circumstances takes years, [...]

Competition Winner: On Puffer Fish and Zombies

Competition Winner: On Puffer Fish and Zombies

It’s British Science Week all this week, and I am celebrating here on Soph talks science by sharing with you the winners of my first ever science writing competition. I had so, so many amazing entries in all the categories, and I really struggled to pick just one winner in each category, but I got there [...]

Competition Winner: Let Me Tell You About Native Plants!

Competition Winner: Let Me Tell You About Native Plants!

It’s British Science Week all this week, and I am celebrating here on Soph talks science by sharing with you the winners of my first ever science writing competition. I had so, so many amazing entries in all the categories, and I really struggled to pick just one winner in each category, but I got there [...]

Competition Winner: Volcanoes of the Solar System

Competition Winner: Volcanoes of the Solar System

It’s British Science Week all this week, and I am celebrating here on Soph talks science by sharing with you the winners of my first ever science writing competition. I had so, so many amazing entries in all the categories, and I really struggled to pick just one winner in each category, but I got there [...]