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Freelance journalist, editor and science writer, Helen Gavaghan, on 30 May 2018 -- in my office.


19th October, 2018: Lady Hale at the University of Leeds.

12th October, 2018: Here was evil.

5th, October, 2018: Judge confronts mental health and mental capacity issues during sentencing hearings.

7th September, 2018: Living the Dream Author, Richard Brown, sentenced for leading role in Class A Drug Conspiracy.

5th September, 2018. Crown Court Verdicts in Calder Valley Case.
7th September, 2018: 10-year sentence in above case.

17th August, 2018. What price defence? And the accidental tariff.

17th August, 2018. Judge finds exceptional circumstances in disguised weapon case.

British Courts and Justice.
After simultaneous Court reporting news reports are moved to Science, People & Politics. Names of victims and defendants and identifying addresses are then - where that is legally and fairly possible - removed. The policy will be applied retrospectively this year.


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SCIENCE, PEOPLE & POLITICS.
Editor Helen Gavaghan. The title is a scientifically literate humanities' quarterly. Its editorial advisers are: Professor Graham Dutfield, Dr Ferdinando Patat of the European Southern Observatory, Martin Redfern and Fred Pearce FRSGS.


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After the Big Bang, an illustration/cartoon, art copyright, Helen Gavaghan
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FREE TO READ 2014 HIGHLIGHTS
Interviews with Noel Sharkey on lethal autonomous weapons &
Sir Alan Langlands then chair of the N8 Universities partnership

British Science Festival (BSA)
10 Sept. at BSA 2015.

HOT CIVIC TOPICS LOCAL, HALIFAX, UK
Occasional news and features.


FREE-TO-READ ONLINE:
Arctic Futures, a feature by Dr Alun Anderson

In a personal note to the editor Dr Anderson said last week that this article is now out of date. Nevertheless the content remains interesting. Helen Gavaghan. Ed. 20-08-2018.

A fiord into the interior of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut Photograph by Alun Anderson


In issue two, 2017 of Science, People & Politics
Jan Zalasiewicz, professor of geology at the University of Leicester in the UK writes of transition from the Holocene

Click to buy "Something new Under the Sun: Satellites and the beginning of the Space Age" by Helen Gavaghan.
Thanks are due to New-York based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation which awarded the grant with which I researched and wrote this book while in Washington DC as a journalist. LOC classification: astronautics, science, politics, history. A history of the first application satellites told from an American perspective.


Image below right: Detection and monitoring of convective storms. Credit: Eumetsat and the Turkish State Meteorological Service. Click to reach Eumetsat.


History of EUMETSAT

In this history, freely accessible to read with EUMETSAT's consent by clicking here, I explore the emergence of the IGO from the European Space Agency, and EUMETSAT's adoption of climate monitoring from space within a rewritten international convention. Establishing facilities around Europe was critical to the political strength of the IGO. This is an official history, and EUMETSAT listed those programmes it wished covered.

The work is based on primary written sources, mostly not then in the public domain, and on interviews with leaders in the field around Europe. Helen Gavaghan.

Illustration by Helen Gavaghan of a radio telescope, inspired by Jodrell Bank

Click image above, inspired by Jodrell Bank, to reach similar work by Helen Gavaghan©. Some art is perceived in the mind's eye.

5th October, 2017.
British museum chair puts English higher education under the spotlight.


KEY SCIENCE IDEAS

CLASSIFICATIONS IN BIOLOGY
Life, Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species.

GEOLOGICAL AGES
bya means billion years ago. EONS: Hadean (4.6 to 4 bya), Archaen (4.0 to 2.5 bya), Proterozoic (2.5 to 0.542 bya).
http://www.bgs.ac.uk/discovering
Geologytime/timechart
Source: British Geological Survey.

ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION
The shortest wavelengths are gamma rays. The longest are radio waves, ranging from 100s to 10-thousand centimetres from peak to peak. The distance between peaks of gamma rays are billionths/millionths of centimetres. Between the two extremes lie X-rays, ultra violet, visible, infrared and microwaves.

CHEMISTRY
Periodic table: http://www.rsc.org/
periodic-table


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