6 June 2016

Another fracking melodrama

Claims that shale wells poison rivers are not all they seem.

23 May 2016

The Queen’s speech: all talk and no tech

Promises of driverless cars and space travel ring empty without funding for research.

17 February 2016

No, Facebook isn’t the British Raj

The row about India's access to the internet is a storm in a chai cup.

17 December 2015

Don’t believe the eco-hype

For all the optimism about wind and solar, renewables are nowhere near viable.

15 October 2015

Cosmonauts: a tribute to Russian grit

A new exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the Space Race.

23 September 2015

Invasion of the sexbots? Get a grip

The sexbots are not coming.

24 July 2015

Why Alice is still wonderful

Lewis Carroll knew the secret to children's stories – never moralise.

1 May 2015

UK transport: going nowhere

While Japan is building floating trains, British politicians are promising (slightly) lower fares.

25 March 2015

The greening of the ivory towers

A National Association of Scholars report interrogates the tyranny of sustainability on campus.