Catalyst Volume 20 Issue 4
This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:
This article investigates some ideas for reducing the amount of carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere and slowing down the effects of climate change.
The article describes how new materials can be designed by studying natural materials and how they work.
Mission to Mercury
The article provides an insight on BepiColombois: a spacecraft which will visit Mercury, powered by ion engines and using a slingshot manoeuvre to accelerate it.
The main focus of this article is on the VISTA telescope which detects infrared radiation and provides new views of galaxies beyond the Milky Way.
'Restored Hearing' is a business which grew out of a school science project; it provides therapy for sufferers of temporary tinnitus, a debilitating hearing condition caused by exposure to loud noises.
Starting a Greener Revolution
This article explores methods for ensuring a plentiful food supply in the future, and making high levels of production sustainable.
Memories Are Made of This?
Scientists investigate the basis of memory using lab animals; this can lead to insights into human memory, and treatments for people suffering deteriorating memory.
The Species That Changed the World
The species that have had the greatest impact on planet Earth during its billions of years of history. Who comes out on top of the 'league table of life'?
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