Science + Pop Culture, writing

The Science of Eurovision 2021

After an unfortunate hiatus, the 65th Eurovision Song Content (ESC) has returned. This time, in Rotterdam. All 39 participating countries submitted their songs a while back (available for viewing/listening on the ESC’s official YouTube channel) but I’ve only gotten around to this post just now. #PhDLife I’m going to keep doing science tangents on their lyrics until… Continue reading The Science of Eurovision 2021

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Science Tangents: Avatar: The Last Airbender

I started rewatching the wonderful ATLA on Netflix - binging, of course - and made it to the penultimate episode of season 1 (aka Book 1) before I thought about any science no-nos. That's pretty impressive for a show that upholds the much-outdated idea that fire, water, air, and earth are elements. Anyway, here are… Continue reading Science Tangents: Avatar: The Last Airbender

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Throwing Stones at Marvel’s Endgame

Last year I threw together a quick post talking about the differences between the MCU's Avengers: Infinity War and the original 90's series the Thanos Quest and the Infinity Gauntlet. This post shall have nothing of the sort, as I'm struggling to find anything similar other than the fact that everyone who gets snapped out of… Continue reading Throwing Stones at Marvel’s Endgame