Science - Lucille Turner
Frankenstein, Dracula and Science

Frankenstein, Dracula and Science

As John Edgar Browning says in his collection of essays, ‘Draculas, Vampires and Other Undead Forms’, “the story of the birthing of Frankenstein’s monster, in many ways, is about our hopes and anxieties about the brave new worlds science can potentially make possible....
The Thunderstorm of Epilepsy

The Thunderstorm of Epilepsy

Dyslexia, Asperger’s Syndrome and Epilepsy are often seen as connected, and some people may experience what is called co-morbidity, which is when two conditions occur together. But that doesn’t make them one and the same thing. People with dyslexia see the world...
Isaac Newton and the Mysteries of the Universe

Isaac Newton and the Mysteries of the Universe

Surely the greatest mystery of the universe must be how and why it is interconnected. Like a cosmic jigsaw puzzle it slots together in mysterious ways, each part connected to the other – moon to earth, earth to sun, all held together by gravity, rock and the ether...

Socrates, Aristotle, Newton and Leonardo

  The world finds polymaths worrying. Those who are good at everything are usually bullied, toppled from their pedestals, and criticised. Look at Socrates, Aristotle and Newton. All were criticised, even persecuted at some point in their lives. Aristotle once said,...