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
Solar panels are becoming increasingly common. They’re a green energy source, not too expensive and work pretty well for the amount of space they require! But how do they work? … More Solar Science
Delicious cheese. Paired with crackers or on sandwiches, or just simply by itself.
And this post aims to inform whoever might care on the intricacies of bacterially cultured coagulated milk! … More How Cheese is Made