So, after a very busy year in both my life and the scientific world, the Pluto’s science blog is back. After a year-long hiatus, during which many remarkable events (for better or worse) occurred, I figured that we were about due a catch-up. So buckle in for a quick tour of the year; a year […]

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The Spiders Are Marching

Arachnophobia. It affects millions of people around the UK, and, indeed, the world. The sight of the hairy legs (all 8 of them), the cobwebs, the eyes and the fangs, sends some into a state of panic; or of cold, petrifying fear. The unpredictable nature of the foe, combined with the mental image, triggers the […]

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