Tagged: science

ISS tour

The International Space Station is a large spacecraft. It orbits around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live. The space station is also a science lab. Many countries worked together to build it....

Quantum mechanics explained

In day to day life, we intuitively understand how the world works.  Drop a glass and it will smash to the floor.  Push a wagon and it will roll along.  Walk to a wall...

Fibonacci and the golden ratio

Phi (Φ,φ) –the golden number or Fibonacci’s number– is a very familiar concept, and one that has been studied by mathematicians of all ages. Nor is it unknown to lovers of art, biology, architecture, music,...

This is why you might want to start eating eggshells

The vast majority of people who consume eggs throw away their shells. However, consuming eggshells can provide essential nutrition. This video shows the benefits of eating eggshells and how to consume them properly. [Via:...

Handle

The latest robotic offering from Boston Dynamics is quick, agile and looks like it may just keep you awake at night, as well as potentially putting many factory workers out of a job. Video...

2016 Nikon small world

Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in...

The myth of superfoods

Berries that can protect us from cancer, fruits that prevent cardiovascular diseases or seeds that help us to combat depression. The properties and supposed benefits of superfoods are such that every year we discover...

Fusion energy explained

Fusion is the process which powers the sun and the stars. It is energy that makes all life on earth possible. It is called ‘fusion’ because the energy is produced by fusing together light...

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Fermi Paradox

The universe is unbelievably big – trillions of stars and even more planets. Soo… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? Why don’t we see any aliens? Where...