It’s a familiar debate. Someone makes a comment about the healthy vegetables they’re eating, only to be derisively scorned by another. “Tomato, avocado and cucumber? You’re eating fruits, not veggies!” And if you’re trying to stick to the 2 fruit, 5 veg per day, what counts as fruit and what counts as veg? Are tomatoes … More Tomato: Fruit or veg?
Climate change has been talked about for years, and people are getting increasingly concerned. Climate strikes are becoming more common as people are trying to spread the word. But what causes climate change, and what do you need to do to stop it? … More Climate and Fossil Fuels
If you’ve enjoyed the previous challenges of the Mystery Molecules, then have some fun solving for this latest one! It’s made up of 3 atoms As with many compounds, it’s toxic to humans, but is very important regardless The world contains about 3 billion metric tons of it In its gaseous state, it is … More Mystery Molecule 5
Foods of the future have to look beyond traditional plants and take a trip to the bottom of the ocean ecosystem … algae. Responsible for most of Earth’s oxygen supply, why not make them a staple food as well? … More Another food revolution: algae
The Amazon Rainforest is on fire at far greater proportions than ever before, and what are we going to do about it? … More Amazon on fire
Bugs for tea … or maybe they will be in 50 years. Insects do seem to be the food of the future in terms of health and environment in the context of a growing population! … More Bugs for tea
An incredible group of women working in poor conditions for incredible hours and minimal wages made some of the most influential discoveries in astronomy by cataloguing stars from hundreds of thousands of fragile glass photographic plates. … More Book Review: The Glass Universe
The sky is blue, but is water really blue, or is it just reflecting the sky above it? … More Why is the ocean blue?
Look up and wonder, why is it blue? … More Why is the sky blue?
What do you use to get somewhere you’ve never been before? Simple. A map.
But it’s not so easy to map something 384,440 km away. … More A map of the Moon