#BattleofBritain 75th anniversary – key dates, fighter plane details, statistics – an annotated infographic

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, one of the most decisive clashes of World War II, when a handful of Royal Air Force pilots fought in the skies over southern England to defeat Germany’s mighty Luftwaffe squadrons and foil Adolf Hitler’s invasion plans. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading #BattleofBritain 75th anniversary – key dates, fighter plane details, statistics – an annotated infographic

New issue of E&T now online – Countdown to the #ISS – exclusive interview with @astro_timpeake

The new issue of E&T magazine is now available online: Countdown to the ISS. British astronaut Tim Peake talks to E&T about his imminent mission to the International Space Station. A visit to the Brutalist concrete high-rise in Marseilles that represents Le Corbusier‘s ‘machine for living’. How a scientific scandal laid the foundations for Argentina’s success in nuclear physics. Controversial cyborg pioneer Kevin Warwick is still fighting the corner for robotics research. And much more besides. Blast off. Continue reading New issue of E&T now online – Countdown to the #ISS – exclusive interview with @astro_timpeake