The Carrington Event of 1859 is the most violent solar storm on record. A storm of its magnitude in today’s technological era would cause devastating effects. Roger Highfield and Dr Harry Cliff explore more.
Stephen Hawking, the best known scientist on planet Earth will be mourned for his remarkable impact, not just on the field of cosmology but as a hugely successful science writer and a beacon of inspiration for how the limitations of the body can be overcome by the power of the mind.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA, explains the history and importance of the Outer Space Treaty
Discussing the cosmic mystery of dark matter at the Director’s Annual Dinner.