The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for Theory and Observations of Black Holes

By Dr Marc Sarzi, Head of Research  After the first image of a supermassive black hole more than 60 million light years away from the Earth1 amazed the whole World last year, black holes are back on the news this week following the award of the 2020 Nobel prize in physics to UK mathematician Roger Penrose, for its theoretical work proving that Read more…

13 Facts about Apollo 13

“Uh… Houston? We’ve had a problem.” Same Old, Same Old  Apollo 13 launched at 2:13 p.m. EST,  April 11, 1970 and since this was the third mission to the Moon, the public weren’t interested in moon landings. It was old news.  Even things were too good to be true at mission control as capsule communicator (Capcom) Joe Kerwin had said that Read more…