Articles by Leon Vanstone

For want of a better two word explanation Leon is a rocket scientist. He is a researcher for the University of Texas at Austin where he works on high speed compressible aerodynamics. Leon's work focuses on heating at high speeds which you generally only get when you drop something from space.


Science Uncovered: Natural History Museum

As part of the European Researcher’s Night the Natural History Museum in London ran Science Uncovered along with over 200 other institutions around Europe that over one million people visited. For the third year running, I was asked to run ‘Soapbox Science’ for the museum. The Soapbox Science format involved giving visitors an opportunity to…