Last year I was inspired to find random moments of science in several of the entries' lyrics. No one told me never to do it again, so here we go...
Your Random Science News Story From the Month of June Have you ever heard of the Stransbeest? It's a kinetic sculpture that walks along a sandy beach thanks to the power of wind. Designed by Dutch artist Theo Jansen, he considers the PVC creations "new forms of life". Here's a TED Talk he did back… Continue reading How do you make plastic take a walk? Purple.
THE YELLOW ONE IS THE SUN!!!
If there was no atmosphere to make the sky blue, we'd all be incredibly dead, incredibly fast. But let's set that aside for the moment. If there was no atmosphere to make the sky blue, what colour would we look out and see? We'd see a (cloudless) black sky all day, no matter the hour. Our sun… Continue reading What colour is the universe?