Tag Archives: The New York Times

Chile’s Calbuco Volcano Eruption

Last week, on Wednesday 22nd April, the Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted. Considering how connected we are in our modern world, videos and photos of the eruption quickly appeared, and they are stunning. The video above is a time lapse … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #7 – Kepler

In last week’s Throwback Thursday, we focused on Darwin and the species on our planet. This week we’re focusing on the Kepler spacecraft and the new planets it has discovered. Back in 2011, Kepler discovered several planets orbiting within the habitable zone … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality – A Threat To Internet Freedom

An informative video on Net Neutrality, by The New York Times. “This Op-Doc explains the basic idea: when you visit a website, the phone or cable company that provides Internet access shouldn’t get in the way. Information should be delivered to you … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday aged 95. The above video by The New York Times takes a look at South Africa’s first black president. A timeline of his life can be found over at the BBC, along with a wealth of other … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Made From Science

Everyone loves apple pies, especially Carl Sagan. Ok, that may not be true, but I love them (at long as they’re gluten free…). But how do you go about making the perfect pie? Over at the New York Times, Amy … Continue reading

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The New York Times – 2011: The Year In Pictures

2011 is nearly over, and what an eventful year it has been. Pictures can convey far more than a block of text, so this week will be dedicated to some of the most memorable pictures and events of 2011. To … Continue reading

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