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Science Vs. Cinema: The Martian

How accurate is the science in Ridley Scott’s latest film “The Martian“? Many science fiction films tend to be just that: fiction. Some of them are more fantastical than others, and some are much more grounded in reality. Where does The … Continue reading

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Is Today Back To The Future Day?

The answer to this is finally YES! Today is Back to the Future day! Great Scott! The Back to the Future trilogy is an amazing set of films, and if you haven’t seen them, you’re missing out. What’s special about October … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day

October 13th is Ada Lovelace Day. This day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Why does this day matter though? Suzi Gage explains it over at The Guardian. It’s all about … Continue reading

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NASA Apollo Mission Photos

Thanks to the Project Apollo Archive, over 13000 photos of the various manned Apollo missions to the moon between the years of 1961 and 1972 have been uploaded online. The results are really incredible to browse through (the BBC has a collection … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #19

Throwback Thursday is here once again. To start this week off, we have a mix of the Cornetto trilogy films by Edgar Wright, and it’s rather well done. If you haven’t seen any / all of those films, you’re missing out, … Continue reading

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The Last Bookshop

“The Last Bookshop imagines a future where physical books have died out.  One day, a small boy’s holographic entertainment fails, so he heads out to explore the streets of abandoned shops outside. Down a forgotten alley he discovers the last … 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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