New Scientist Live!

I am writing this on the train, travelling back from one of my favourite science events ever. My friend and I spent the day at Londonโ€™s ExCeL at New Scientist Live and it was amazing. My partner bought me the tickets months ago after seeing an ad for it in one of my New Scientist… Continue reading New Scientist Live!

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Insects, Fossils and Lava Coins: Three months with the Yorkshire Museum

I canโ€™t believe my three months at the Yorkshire Museum are up already! It has been so much fun and I have learnt a huge amount about geology, history and how a museum actually runs behind the scenes. Shout out to literally everyone in the curatorial team for being super patient every time I piped… Continue reading Insects, Fossils and Lava Coins: Three months with the Yorkshire Museum

A brief introduction to the Middlesbrough Meteorite

This week I have decided to do things a little differently and, rather than giving a recap on what I have been up to, I am going to give you the story behind one of the coolest items in the Yorkshire Museum collection -- the Middlesbrough Meteorite. I have become involved in it this week… Continue reading A brief introduction to the Middlesbrough Meteorite