2020. A year of extremes and drama. The year of a global pandemic. Of precarious international relations, ecological disasters, global recession, televised police brutality, social unrest, angry protests and disruptive activism.

The weather and climate were no exception. The UK experienced wild winter storms, record-breaking rainfall, the sunniest spring on record, and a long, dry, sweltering summer heatwave. In the skies above, it was a year of celestial wonder and astounding astronomical discoveries. Rare planetary conjunctions, faint radio bursts coming from somewhere within our solar ...


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