This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:
This article follows the journey of the space probes "Huygens" and "Cassini", sent to explore Titan, a moon of Saturn. After a seven year journey it was set to fall through the Earth's atmosphere transmitting data back, allowing the possibility to learn more about this distant moon.
This article looks at the work of a botanist travelling the world looking for new plant species.
This article explores the uses for nitrogen and its compounds.
Human beings are the product of their genes, inherited from their parents, interacting with their environment. This environment is not just the physical one but also the social one - interactions with other people. How can the unique set of chromosomes and genes inherited from parents cause problems?
This article looks at careers in meteorology (weather forecasting) and climate science.
Light pollution is a growing problem, obscuring our view of the Moon, stars and planets. Astronomers are campaigning to reduce the pollution and bring the night sky back into view.
This article explores how the technique is used in DNA fingerprinting.
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