Planet Earth II

after David Attenborough   Planet Earth II is thinner than ever Planet Earth II contains the following upgrades and bug fixes: Interfaith dialogue Patience Context Colour-blind police Infinite non-renewable energy sources Only your favourite foods Only your favourite people Only tolerable music 2016 removed as causing problems for some users Enhanced type face Compliments-only setting … Read more

Go and Plant a Tree

Plant a tree Go Barbados and plant A palm tree Turn the water off Drink booze Take a shower with Someone else Take a shower with Rhianna This is a poem written by a ‘non-expert’, as part of a research project which used poetry to develop dialogue around environmental change. The theme of this poem … Read more

No Assembly Required

Self assembly: the need for stability Molecular design and structural clarity Semiconductors to polymers, can we use Physics with chemistry to use less energy? This is the winning poem from an event that was run on the 29th March at The Science Museum, London in conjunction with the Royal Society. Researchers from The University of … Read more

Guest Post: Our Sisters

Let grief be her final Expression of love O angels, free swiftly The heart’s aching tug In stoic resilience She fought to survive With proud inclination Our sisters now thrive Adopted and cherished To cherish she sought So tenderly nurturing As nurturers’ taught Though toughest of obstacles Dogged her steep path She conquered each challenge … Read more

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