Sam Wainwright

Science Editor (2014/15)

Sam has written 8 articles for Nouse

Three times researchers used Lego to do science

Whether it’s the sheer satisfaction of clicking a final piece into place or the indescribable pain of discovering a small…

“A brave duck”

Sam Wainwright reports from the launch site of AstroDuck – AstroSoc’s most audacious project yet. Part of our series on York Science Week

Geometry: a secret weapon in the fight against viruses

Professor Reidun Twarock, a mathematical virologist, presents the first lecture of York Science Week: “Geometry: a secret weapon in the fight against viruses”. Part of our series on York Science Week

How to study good: a fresher’s guide

Freshers: you’re going to have to do some work at some point;
here’s how to make it worthwhile

Are E-Cigarettes As Harmless As We Are Led To Believe?

With e-cigarettes being advertised as the healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes, isn’t it about time that we investigate the reality of these claims?

Apocalypse: How?

98 percent of species that have ever existed are now extinct; will the same be true for humans?

The modafinil rush

It has come to light that a greater number of York students than expected are taking cognitive enhancement drugs

MAVEN and Mangalyaan Launch for Mars

One Small Step for NASA, One Giant Leap for Indian Space Agencies