When changing theories challenge scientific reason

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

Colliding world of art and science

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

Moral dilemma of animal testing in Trinity

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?

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.

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