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
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 a science demo that only communicates "Wow!" actual 'science communication'? I guess that depends on your definition.
Renaming the Periodic Table, one non-Germanic English word at a time.
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