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Science, the multiverse and space inspired poetry

Normally Tom Kitching examines what the universe is made of, but recently he has turned his analytical mind to considering what makes a good poem. He’s one of the scientists who’s work appears in the new anthology Laboratorio: Poems from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory. I’m a cosmologist at the Mullard…

Laboratorio: Poems from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory

On Thursday November 12th, in the Peter Harrison Planetarium, scientists and poets gather to launch Laboratorio. The title of this new anthology refers to UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) but nestled within it is oratorio: this is science for voices, verbal music, song, poetry, lyricism, wordplay, and maybe even…

Meet the Judges – Chris Bramley

Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the competition and why they want to be involved. Chris Bramley Chris Bramley is the Editor of Sky at Night Magazine. A journalist for over…

Meet the Judges – Pete Lawrence

Ahead of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners announcement on 17 September, we’re catching up with the competition judges. We talked to them about the competition and why they want to be involved.  Pete Lawrence Pete Lawrence is an experienced astronomical observer and highly regarded as a world class…