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Professor Camille Parmesan

In this film, Professor Camille Parmesan tells us why her career in science means her job is “the most fun thing she could possibly be doing for a living”

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Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds

A Book Trailer for ‘Blue Remembered Earth’ by Alastair Reynolds.

One hundred and fifty years from now, in a world where Africa is the dominant technological and economic power, and where crime, war, disease and poverty have been banished to history, Geoffrey Akinya wants only one thing: to be left in peace, so that he can continue his studies into the elephants of the Amboseli basin. But Geoffrey’s family, the vast Akinya business empire, has other plans.

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The First Men in the Moon

An experience unparalleled on the screen as two worlds meet … and clash. A journey that reaches the outer limits of peril!

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Captain Bob Hone

Captain Hone is our STEM testimonial speaker this month, he will tell us why he became a scientist.

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If We Had A Map

This month’s poetry pick is the third in a trilogy of poems kindly supplied to One Giant Read by Anthony Caleshu.

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Professor Iain Stewart

Professor Stewart is our STEM testimonial speaker this month, he tells us why he became a scientist.

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The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

‘The Darkling Thrush’, featured here, contrasts the bleakness of an ever changing industrial landscape with the purity and innocence of nature

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Field Mouse’s Nest by John Clare

‘Field Mouse’s Nest’ by John Clare is a poem which explores the idyllic and what happens when this is disturbed.

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Dr Ben King

Dr Ben King is a lecturer in theoretical physics at Plymouth University.

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Dr Mike McCulloch

Dr Mike McCulloch is currently a lecturer in geomatics (positioning in space) at Plymouth University

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