Flames Beneath His Feet

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

Mountains of Fire is ostensibly a book about volcanoes, but it is just as much about the adventures of volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer and his travels to explore them. He is now professor of volcanology at the University of Cambridge and has made a couple of acclaimed documentaries about his work. This, however, is neither a […]

Red Planet & Brown Trout

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

Do you fancy living in space? Some people are prepared to pay Virgin Galactic almost half a million dollars for five minutes of weightlessness, so demand is clearly there among the deep-pocketed. And for generations of science fiction fans, life off-planet has been a dream forever just around the corner. If Elon Musk is to be believed, by 2050 there will be a million people living on Mars

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