When changing theories challenge scientific reason

By Natalie Duda

Science is not a static state of facts, but a constant flow of change and new ideas.

Colliding world of art and science

paint-and-brush

The connection between chemistry and colour extends back to the stone age.

Moral dilemma of animal testing in Trinity

Sarah Larragy

College spent nearly 400k on lab animals in 2014. Should and could they find an alternative to animal testing?

Maths and me

Katarzyna Siewierska speaks to Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin about her love for mathematics and physics, and her thoughts on the way they are taught in school.

What next for the Large Hadron Collider?

cern

Our resident physics expert assesses the importance of CERN’s particle collider, the biggest in the world, which is due to re-open in March.

New bacteria-killing antibiotic discovered in major breakthrough

EmerOCearbhaill

Dylan Lynch talks to Brian Conlon and Tim Foster about the discovery of the world’s first antibiotic in 30 years.

Time for scientists to start thinking about how they communicate

gpl-laboratory

We all need to explain the impact we have our society as funding programmes shift from basic to applied research.

Exciting year ahead for NASA exploration

SarahLarragy

Coming up in the year ahead: some exciting space exploration milestones.

‘Awareness is important, almost more so than funding’

NatalieDuda

Dylan Lynch talks to Dr. Shaun Boomfield, the TCD physicist leading a space forecasting project awarded €2.5m in European Commission funding last week.

Secrets of the Enigma machine

Sarah Larragy-Enigma

Inspired by the recent release of The Imitation Game, Katarzyna Siewierska looks at the Enigma machine and how the code was cracked.

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Art

Natalie Duda
Naoise Dolan
John Tierney
Sarah Morel
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Emer Ó Cearbhaill
Maria Kavanagh
Nadia Bertaud
Julia Helmes

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Vitalia Bikmametova
Huda Awan