Science

Blog posts, podcasts, videos on science, covering astronomy, genetics, astrophysics, quantum mechanics, biology, chemistry, paleontology, anthropology, medicine, evolution and technology.

Around Earth, an invisible magnetic field traps electrons and other charged particles. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

VLOG Episode 6 | Are the Earth’s Magnetic Poles Flipping?

Are the Earth's Magnetic Poles Flipping? We talk about the Magnetic Field Reversals, Northern & Southern Lights, Magnetosphere & the north and south poles.

VLOG Episode 6 | Cancer Killing Immune Cells and Living Robots

VLOG on latest medicine news. Cancer killing immune cells have been discovered and scientists have created living robots, designed by computers.

Bringing soil samples back from asteroids

The decade to which we just said goodbye witnessed some fantastic advances in space exploration. Not only did we increase our understanding of other planets in our Solar System (like Jupiter, Saturn a...

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Fantastic Women Series – Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

Ada Lovelace was a mathematical genius & possibly first ever computer programmer for Charles Babbage's analytical engine. She is an icon for women in STEM.

Podcast Episode 5 | The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin & Evolution by Natural Selection

Podcast on Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection. Darwin's gave us the idea that changed the world.

Voyagers 1 & 2 – The Spacecraft That Keep on Giving

Astronomy Blog on the Voyager spacecrafts. Voyager 1 & 2 are still going strong and have now entered interstellar space. They are still sending back data.

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Podcast Episode 4 | How Cassini made the Earth smile

Podcast on the Cassini spacecraft & its 13 year orbit around Saturn. It sent back images and data that gave us information about Saturn, its rings & moons.

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VLOG Episode 2 | How Cassini made the Earth smile

A VLOG about the Cassini Huygens Space Mission to Saturn, where it studied the planet, its rings and moons.

Are Anti-Vaxxers right? | Shattering Myths Blog

In this week’s Shattering Myths Blog, we talk about vaccinations & the anti-vaxxer movement, starting with some history, then to conspiracy theories.