Archive for April, 2018

Antarctic melting underneath much faster than we thought

April 3rd, 2018 by Roger Darlington

Most of the news in the media is about specific events involving specific people, but often what’s going on underneath – sometimes literally – these headlines is a more significant story. An example is this “Guardian” news item which begins: “Hidden underwater melt-off in the Antarctic is doubling every 20 years and could soon overtake Greenland […]

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It’s the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force

April 1st, 2018 by Roger Darlington

I suppose it was inevitable that I would grow up with a lifelong interest in the RAF and aircraft because my father was a fighter pilot in the service at the end of the Second World War although he was too young to see action. Many years later, I married the daughter of a famous […]

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