The Extraordinary Story of Women in Science (part 1)

Opportunities for women in science have been extremely limited, certainly up to the last 50 years or so. Even still with many organisation and schemes trying to encourage women into the sciences there is a significant gender gap between the numbers of men and women at all levels of science. That makes the achievements of... Continue Reading →

The Speed Limit of the Universe.

671,080,887.616 mph. That is nearly 700 million miles per hour for those of you who are horrified by the number of digits. Nothing in the universe can travel faster than this speed. Don't misunderstand me, this isn't that nothing has travelled faster than this but with improved technology we could go faster, it is impossible... Continue Reading →

Orders of Magnitude

Uggh, scientific notation, why have I been forsaken. If this is your thought upon reading this title then don't despair. By watching the videos below, sure you may learn some scientific notation but that's not the key point in this. It shows just how big we are but also just how small we are. That's... Continue Reading →

What is a black hole?

The answer is a bad holiday destination. A very bad holiday destination. If you have found this because you are falling towards one then let me summarise the good and bad news for you. Good news: There's scientific reasoning that suggests falling into a black hole could deposit you somewhere else in space time so... Continue Reading →

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