Tag Archives: 2012

The Funniest AutoCorrects Of 2012

Autocorrects on phones… don’t you just love them? The way a single word change can completely change the meaning of a sentence, for better or worse. Over at BuzzFeed and Bored Panda, they have a list of the funniest autocorrects … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Astronaut Tweets 3D Fireworks Spelling Science

A new year, a new round of Weekly Ramblings. Let’s see what 2013 brings, shall we? Welcome to Weekly Ramblings number 1 of 2013! Starting off, we have the time when the internet exploded. Why did it explode? Well, a … Continue reading

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Pale Blue Dot

I’ve already posted about Carl Sagan‘s wonderful passage on the Pale Blue Dot, but I thought it fitting to end the year 2012 with it again, in a visual representation. Let’s look after the Earth in 2013, for it is … Continue reading

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Science In 2012

Another day closer to the end of 2012, another review of some of the awesome science and stuff that has gone on this year! Starting us off today is New Scientist with their picks of the year in life science. … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s Best Science Stories Of 2012

The Guardian has a rundown of their best science stories of 2012 in pictures, and of their top 10 science videos of 2012. The pictures include the transit of Venus, the Curiosity rover, and the life of Sir Patrick Moore. … Continue reading

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366 Days: Nature’s 2012 In Review

2012 has been a big year for science. Of our many accomplishments, we’ve landed Curiosity on Mars, discovered the Higgs boson, and created the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE). Over at Nature, they have compiled a fantastic list of all … Continue reading

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The Royal Institution – Dr Peter Wothers

The final Royal Institution Advent Calendar 2012 video is up, and it has “the 2012 Christmas Lecturer, Dr Peter Wothers, travels to the Sheffield University MRI Unit at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital to explore how the strange properties of his … Continue reading

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A Colossal Year

Over at Colossal, they have a list of their top 15 posts in 2012. The result is a medley of amazing pieces of art and visual ingenuity, ranging from what would happen if you gave thousands of kids thousands of … Continue reading

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20 Great Infographics Of 2012

Over at Visual.ly, they have a great article showcasing 20 great infographics of 2012. My favourite is the one above, detailing Curiosity‘s Seven Minutes of Terror landing on Mars. Which is your favourite from the list? Onwards!

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Weekly Ramblings – 3D Printing Rubik’s Polymerisation Puzzle Ink Winner

Weekly Ramblings time, huzzah! We’ll start off this week with 3D printing. In case you have no idea what 3D printing is, where have you been? It’s basically a way to print out solid 3D objects from a digital model. … Continue reading

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