Category Archives: Science

The Relationship Equation – Numberphile

An excellent summary by Numberphile of the Relationship Equation, explained by the lovely Hannah Fry. It’s a way of converting how couples interact with each other into mathematics, and thereby predict whether the couple will stay together in their marriage. All … Continue reading

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Light Pillars Over Alaska

“What’s happening behind those houses? Pictured here are not auroras but nearby light pillars, a nearby phenomenon that can appear as a distant one. In most places on Earth, a lucky viewer can see a Sun-pillar, a column of light … Continue reading

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Comet 67P From Spacecraft Rosetta

“Spacecraft Rosetta continues to circle and map Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Crossing the inner Solar System for ten years to reach the vicinity of the comet in 2014, the robotic spacecraft continues to image the unusual double-lobed comet nucleus. The featured image, taken … Continue reading

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Melodysheep – Our Story: The Discovery Of Fire

Melodysheep – Our Story: The Discovery of Fire. This video “celebrates mankind and Fire – our most enduring ally. Its discovery was the most important moment in our species’ history. Together, we would spread to every corner of the planet.  … Continue reading

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Periodic Table – Where Your Elements Came From

“The hydrogen in your body, present in every molecule of water, came from the Big Bang. There are no other appreciable sources of hydrogen in the universe. The carbon in your body was made by nuclear fusion in the interior … Continue reading

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Wright Mons In Colour

“Informally named Wright Mons, a broad mountain about 150 kilometers across and 4 kilometers high with a wide, deep summit depression is featured in this inset image captured during the New Horizons flyby of Pluto in July 2015. Of course, … Continue reading

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A Capella Science – Animalia Chorus

A Capella Science – Animalia Chorus. Tim Blais of A Capella Science has once again created a great tune, mixing up science education into a memorable song, all wrapped inside his unique take on videos (him and his head everywhere!). … Continue reading

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