It’s one year since Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed, killing everyone on board. There was widespread concern that the captain found himself locked out of the cockpit by the co-pilot, but has anything changed? A year ago, a Germanwings flight from Barcelona to Dusseldorf was travelling over the French Alps. The plane’s final contact with air… Continue reading Germanwings crash: Have cockpit doors changed?
A handful of leftfield scientists have been trying to harness the power of gravity. Welcome to the world of Project Greenglow, writes Nic Young. In science there exists a uniquely potent partnership between theory and engineering. It’s what’s given us atomic energy, the Large Hadron Collider and space-flight, to name a few of the more… Continue reading Project Greenglow and the battle with gravity
Tuesday’s devastating attacks in Brussels, in which more than 30 people died and scores were injured, are the latest phase of the war on Europe declared by the so-called Islamic State. The attacks cast a dark shadow over last week’s triumph, the arrest of Salah Abdeslam. The hope will be that Abdeslam, one of the… Continue reading IS in Europe: The race to the death