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
Is your house clean and tidy, or are you one of those people who insists that you know the exact location of everything within the piles dumped across your floor and desk? Or here’s another question, are you a conscientious person, who continually strives to complete all their work thoroughly and to a high standard? … More Keeping tidy for your brain
The past week or two have been quite busy for me, so I haven’t found the time to sit down and complete a whole post for today. However, a little while ago I wrote this piece for the STEM Toy Expert about why girls leave STEM and practical ways to encourage girls to pursue it … More How to Encourage Girls in STEM
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
What was discovered on Christmas Day? Probably something about the effect of over-consumption of food on the state of human alertness….
Or maybe some entirely unrelated discoveries? … More Christmas Day Discoveries
Fancy some sci-fi? If you’re not keen on a whole novel-length, try something shorter … a short story. Just as thought-provoking, except bite-sized! … More Book Review: Science Fiction Short Stories
Chemical reactions occur all around us all the time. They’re really fast because the molecules move so fast. But as you drop the temperature, these same molecules begin to slow down. Not particularly noticeably at first … the bigger thing you’ll notice is the reactions happen less frequently (the rate of reaction decreases) because there’s … More Super-cold Chemistry
Farting isn’t a topic we discuss much, so it’s quite reasonable to wonder where the sometimes embarrassing gas comes from! … More Why do we fart?
Did you ever wish you could take your pet with you to school? Well, new research suggests that it might even be beneficial for your academic performance! … More Dogs in school … to improve reading performance?
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