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Laika the dog

We’ve been talking a lot about human astronauts in space on the blog recently, but what about other living creatures that have boldly gone where no other err, fruit fly has gone before?

The Clearpath Jackal robot

You might think you’ve stumbled across a proposal for the fourth Austin Powers film, but this blog comes from Post-Doctoral Research Assistant Andrew West. Andrew puts lasers on robots and makes them boldly go where no robot has gone before…

A woman in an early 20th century dress and suffragette sash and holding a parasol jumping in the air

In this guest post, actor Ruby O’Casey delves deeper into the history of the Suffragettes, including her own family’s connection to the movement.