I’m here at the World Science Festival Brisbane … and it’s awesomely amazing, full of nerdiness, and a lot of fun! … More Friday at the World Science Festival Brisbane!
The Mystery Molecule is back! Can you guess what this particular one is? … More Mystery Molecule 3
From Ancient Greece to today’s supercomputers and calculus-derived proofs … what’s really going on with pi? Or its close cousin, tau? … More Pi Day (and a little on Tau)
Trying to write. Blank document staring back. Sound familiar?
Is there any scientific explanation, or is it a purely imagined phenomenon? Read on … More Does ‘writer’s block’ have any scientific basis?
You’ve probably heard of it, or its cousin, CO2. And the fact that it’s deadly is given away by the image. But how much do you actually know about it? … More The Chemistry of Carbon Monoxide
When was the last time you ‘cloud-gazed’? Or looked up at the sky and tried to identify the clouds and wondered where they came from? And maybe you’d just like to learn why they’re cool … More Clouds and why they’re so cool
It’s Valentine’s Day on Thursday, and whether you’re planning a romantic date or staying at home by yourself, you may still enjoy this post about the science of love! … More Science on Valentine’s Day
Returning to the Vitamin D topic … how will wearing sunscreen all the time affect your Vitamin D production? Research is controversial and shows varied impacts on health … More Sunscreen and Vitamin D: a continuation
Do you like maths? Maybe you’ve never really thought you were a “maths person”, but regardless, Eddie Woo presents an easy-to-read and understand book about maths in the real world … and it’s full of interesting facts and patterns rather than nasty algebraic equations. … More Book review: Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths
Just how important is it to get out into the sun each day? Very, it seems, as we require sunlight for our bodies to synthesise Vitamin D. … More All about Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”