I watched Amazon’s The Boys this week. So instead of the usual 60′s Marvel fare, here’s some tangential science relating to the superpowers featured in the show
Carbon Nanotube Use #51b: Beating Biology’s Water Filters
It's good to know that CNTs are useful for things other than space elevators that will probably never get built and the paint that's so black anything you coat with it looks like a hole.
Is this reality show audition ‘science communication’?
Is a science demo that only communicates "Wow!" actual 'science communication'? I guess that depends on your definition.
The Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs – Etymologies
Renaming the Periodic Table, one non-Germanic English word at a time.
The Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs
Inspired by Poul Anderson's essay Uncleftish Beholding - wherein he explains the basics of atomic theory without using any English words of non-Germanic origin - I wanted to make a Periodic Table of the Elements (or, "Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs", as he calls it) doing the same. I put one together (made with Crayon!) a… Continue reading The Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs