At the few public places that have still been open in the past few weeks, almost all of them have several bottles of hand sanitiser readily available. But what piqued my interest was the number that were clearly labelled “anti-bacterial”. After all, they’re almost exclusively there to protect against the spread of a virus: COVID-19. … More Is antibacterial hand sanitiser effective against viruses?
Heard of the LHC? The 27km particle accelerator? If it interests you, then maybe you’d also like to read about the future of it … going both bigger and smaller! … More From 100 km down to just 2.5 cm … the future of particle accelerators
The scientific way to do your New Year’s Resolutions … just in time for the new decade that’s only two days away!
#science #newyearsresolution … More The scientific way to do your New Year’s Resolutions
Phones: a brief history of the devices that are so ubiquitous today. From operators and wires to touchscreens … they’ve certainly evolved. … More Phones: a brief history
Look up and wonder, why is it blue? … More Why is the sky blue?
A bit of history and science regarding vaccines and their development (going back to the Chinese over 1000 years ago) to today’s medical advances in cell culturing and genetic editing. … More A bit of history and science regarding vaccines
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???