Dennis tells us about progressing from BSc to MSc in St Andrews
Will Bowles, winner of the astrophotography competition, tells us about how he took his stunning photograph.
We talk to Dr Bruce Sinclair, one of the faces that welcomes new students to the university in his role as Director of Teaching. We take a look at Dr Sinclair’s achievements, he gives a shot at explaining what he would take to a desert island, and Dr Sinclair describes what it is that makes St Andrews so special.
Callum tells us what it’s like to complete a research internship in a virtual world and gives us a few top tips on applications.
What if I told you that a part of the UV light spectrum could be used to kill COVID-19? What if I also told you that these particular wavelengths are so far thought to be completely safe to humans? What should we do with it?
How do we talk about time? Why do we say that we look ahead to the future, rather than behind? There might be a lot more physics hiding in everyday language than you realise…
Sally became famous as the First American woman (and third ever woman) in space in 1983. At 32, she was the youngest American astronaut to travel to space, a record that still stands today.
Catherine tells us about her experiences tutoring for the Coronavirus Tutoring Initiative over the summer.
Does time exist? It is an awfully big question. And perhaps one you have never thought to ask yourself. Carlo Rovelli’s ‘The Order of Time’ presents a poetic and enlightening account of the nature of time, and its implications for modern physics and beyond. I offer a warning to those of you prone to existential crises; this one may be your greatest yet.
Introducing your President! My name is Sarah and I am the Physics & Astronomy School President for this academic year. I’m a 4th year Astrophysicist, and when I’m not doing physics stuff you can find me at dance classes, rehearsing for a musical, organizing charity fundraisers, or debating which Marvel superhero is best. My role Continue reading “https://pandamagazine.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/wp-content/themes/gridd”