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?

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

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

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

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

‘Awareness is important, almost more so than funding’

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

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

Stage is prepared for action against climate change

It is paramount that the momentum achieved by December’s Conference of Parties is maintained.

Do we need to start worrying about the pill?

A recent study has linked the contraceptive pill to changes in the structure of female brains.

Modern day Atlantis to be built in Japanese oceans by 2030

Japanese civil engineering company announces plans to build an underwater housing complex.

Editors





Niamh Lynch
news@trinitynews.ie
Kelly McGlynn
features@trinitynews.ie
Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan