Category: Physical Sciences

What’s the Frequency Kenneth?

What’s the Frequency Kenneth?

R.E.M. had a hit single in 1993, in which they asked ‘What’s the Frequency Kenneth?’ Now in 2011 Adam Stock finds engineers designing wind turbines are asking a similar question.

Windia: The developing nation that’s leading the world in the wind sector

Windia: The developing nation that’s leading the world in the wind sector

Conaill Soraghan explores how a country beset by power cuts has emerged as a world-leader in the wind energy sector.

TLC the Forensic Way

TLC the Forensic Way

Thin layer chromatography, more often referred to as TLC, is something you may well have unwittingly carried out a variation of as a child with some filter paper and pens. However it also made a recent cameo in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. So what exactly is TLC and what part does it have to play in modern forensic science?