We here at The GIST have been hard at work for the past several months, and are now proud to finally present to you the first issue of The GIST magazine.
Category: Physical Sciences
How do you know how old a rock is?
Kathakali Ghosh explores how high level statistical models are helping us to understand how facial shape is affected by surgery.
A recent report from the US National Research Council has highlighted an ever increasing problem – space debris.
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.
In the second of a two-part series, Alan Boyd looks at the development of acoustic measurement techniques.
Conaill Soraghan explores how a country beset by power cuts has emerged as a world-leader in the wind energy sector.
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?