ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Virgin Atlantic will soon be allowing passengers to use their mobiles on board the plane.But will phones on planes be annoying or not?Take our quick survey now for your chance to win £100 travel vouchers! RelatedNew Year Party PlaneWho would be on-board your ultimate VIP party plane? Take our survey and you could win £100 worth of travel vouchers!Have you ever left anything on board a flight by accident?Thousands of items are left behind on planes each year – but have you ever left an item behind on-board? Take our quick survey now and let us know – you could win £100 of travel vouchers!Are you more likely to drink alcohol on holiday?Take our short survey now and you could win £100 of travel vouchers!
In a fast-changing environment, evolution can be slow—sometimes so slow that an organism dies out before the right mutation comes along. Host Sarah Crespi speaks with Staff Writer Elizabeth Pennisi about how plastic traits—traits that can alter in response to environmental conditions—could help life catch up.Also on this week’s show, host Meagan Cantwell talks with Marco Ajello a professor of physics and astronomy at Clemson University in South Carolina about his team’s method to determine the universe’s star formation history. By looking at 739 blazars, supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies, Ajello and his team were able to model the history of stars since the big bang.Finally, in this month’s book segment, Jen Golbeck interviews Christine Du Bois about her book Story of Soy. You can listen to more book segments and read more reviews on our books blog, Books et al.This week’s episode was edited by Podigy.Read a transcript (PDF)Listen to previous podcasts.About the Science Podcast[Image: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab; Music: Jeffrey Cook] NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab