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
An orange turned purple? It’s true and the science is fascinating! … More The Purple Orange???
It’s International Coffee Day! But have you ever wondered what steps go into creating your daily cup? … More How Coffee is Made
What does a science writer have to do with dance? Well, explain the Physics (and perhaps some Biology as well) behind so many of these elegant moves of course! … More The Physics of Ballet
Using micro-thin circles and math to take photos? Welcome in the latest technology revolution! … More A Lensless Camera?
Today’s problems could be solved best by tomorrow’s technology: quantum computers. And that tomorrow might be less than a decade away … More A beginner’s guide to quantum computing
Everyone has glued something together at one point or another and many of us would have seen wonderful little geckos climbing up walls and across ceilings with seemingly no trouble. But how? … More Everyday Chemistry- Geckos and Glue
Somehow, we’ve got explosions not detonating until they’re well into the sky and then they’re all pretty colours and patterns. Explosions normally tend to be pretty chaotic and “fire-coloured”, so read on to see why fireworks are different! … More Fiery Fireworks