Science writing

15 Million Degrees

In addition to the articles below, Lucie has published her first popular science book called “15 Million Degrees: A journey to the centre of the Sun”.


Tim Peake – a man flying close to the sun, Waterstones blog post

Staring at the Sun, Guardian website

Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love by Hope Jahren, book review for the Guardian


Why did Pluto get kicked out of the planet club?, BBC iWonder Guide

All about the solar eclipse, Royal Society blog post


Remembering Skylab, SEN website

Whatever happened to Pluto?, BBC Science

The 10 biggest myths about the Sun, Science Uncovered magazine

The solar max is here, SEN website


Into the unknown in 2014, the Wired World from Wired magazine

Get ready for solar maximum, Sky at Night magazine

In awe of the aurora, Sky at Night magazine (February edition)


More than Sunshine, SEN website

Solar Scientists review Hinode Findings, SEN website


The Prospero Satellite, Sky at Night magazine

Following in their footsteps (my science hero), The Times’ Eureka magazine


See Further into Eclipses, Metro newspaper in association with the Royal Society

A welcome dose of winter sun, The Times’ Eureka magazine

Intervew with David Willetts MP, Astronomy and Geophysics, volume 51, p.12-13.


Trailblazing. Commentaries of some the seminal papers published by the Royal Society tied in with their 350th anniversary.


Big Bang Blogs, resident expert answering questions about my job

Discovering Planets, Quick guide for the Triple Science GCSE’s

The Sun, Quick guide for the Triple Science GCSE’s

The solar atmosphere, Science in School magazine

Life as a solar astronomer, Catalyst magazine


Amazing Atmospheres, Sky at Night magazine

International Heliophyiscal Year, Catalyst magazine

International Heliophyiscal Year, Science Technology magazine

So you want to work in space, the Guardian


The Solar System takes centre stage, Frontiers magazine


Aurora Masterclass, Sky at Night magazine

The active Sun Masterclass, Sky at Night magazine