This month we’re talking game theory! We interview Jörg Bewersdorff, author of Luck, Logic and White Lies, and take a look at the famous “prisoner’s dilemma”. This nifty piece of game theory can explain...
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In a time of mistrust, conspiracy theories and fake news are thriving. What’s behind all of this?
Let’s Talk About [X] is an annual conference that showcases the exceptional research carried out by students within the University of Glasgow. If you are an undergraduate student at UofG and you have a...
A recent study reveals that even in healthy people illusory sensations can be mistaken for reality and that we shouldn’t trust everything we see.
Is Scotland finally facing a future free from fossil fuels? Maisie Keogh finds out….
This month our Head of Podcasts, Annabel May, visited the Cafe Scientifique event “The Sleeping Giant” and catch up with main speaker Dr Ryan Milligan – ex trucker and NASA researcher. Dr Milligan is a solar physicist and new to the Physics and Astronomy department in the University of Glasgow, but in the past has worked at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C.
Event and interviews held on November 6th, 2017.
For years we have tried to reduce the effects of ageing. Could molecules produced by our commensal bacteria be a new line of therapeutics to combat these effects?
Eliška Kosová discusses this year’s destructive hurricane season and how it was affected by climate change.