Tag Archives: The Guardian

ExpeRimental – Bringing Science Home

“ExpeRimental, launching 17 July and brought to you by the Royal Institution, is a series of free short films that make it fun, easy and cheap to do science at home with children aged four to nine. Ignite a child’s … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Mathematics (Plus Cake)

You can create some incredibly beautiful images using mathematics. Over at The Guardian, they have a collection of images taken from the book “50 Visions of Mathematics“. These range from fractal images (which are always beautiful), to 3D-printed items, to experiments, … Continue reading

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World Homeopathy Awareness Week

It’s World Homeopathy Awareness Week! So what does that mean? It means everyone should promote homeopathy, and how dangerous, irresponsible, and downright scandalous it actually is, with no basis in science or health whatsoever. To get the facts on homeopathy, … Continue reading

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Pi Day – March 14th

It’s that special time of year again. It’s Pi Day! To celebrate, here are a few interesting bits and pieces related to this day. First up, Alex Bellos, resident mathematician at the Guardian, has two really interesting articles on Pi. … Continue reading

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Answers For Creationists

After the recent Bill Nye / Ken Ham debate about evolution / creationism, BuzzFeed got 22 creationists to pose questions or comments towards “the other side”, aka people who understand in the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection. These are … Continue reading

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Wake Up, Rosetta!

Today is the day that Rosetta wakes up. After 31 months in hibernation, the wake up signal was initiated at 10:00 GMT this morning. However, we won’t know for sure if the spacecraft will have woken up until after 17:30 … Continue reading

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Liu Bolin “The Invisible Man” Part 2

Liu Bolin strikes again! I bet you never saw that coming… The Guardian has a collection of the latest Liu Bolin photographs, and they’re amazing. I find it phenomenal how a cursory glance at the photographs reveals nothing out of … Continue reading

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Climate Change – The State Of The Science

“Produced by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and Globaia and funded by the UN Foundation.  The data visualization summarises and visualizes several of the most significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘s (IPCC) recent Fifth Assessment Report, (Working Group … Continue reading

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Antarctica Live

“Guardian journalists Alok Jha and Laurence Topham are on board the MV Akademik Shokalskiy as part of the 2013-2014 Australasian Antarctic Expedition, which commemorates the centenary of the first AAE led by Sir Douglas Mawson. Follow their blog for full interactive and … Continue reading

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Small Is beautiful – Nanotechnology In Pictures

You can get some incredibly beautiful shots of things at the nano scale (like nano guitars). Over at The Guardian, they have a collection of images of nanotechnology, including this awesome nano-surfer. Other images shown “from the world of nanotechnology include … Continue reading

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