In Depth

Astrophotography: new tech for the ‘New Astronomy’

Space tourism remains out of reach for most, but Laurent Marfisi looks at how smart telescopes, astrophotography, the New Astronomy movement, and the New Space industry are helping amateur astronomer…

Comment And Analysis

Lab Diary: Aurora provides lecture time enlightenment

Recent days have offered a rare opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights in the United Kingdom, with sightings observed even in South Wales and Southern East England.



How to gain Chinese regulation compliance

Dr Paul Orange outlines the project which led to his involvement in the new Chinese battery protocol regulations. In response to customer demand, he led an initiative that ensured all equipment under…

Focal Point

Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...