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
The Science of Eurovision 2019
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...
How do you make plastic take a walk? Purple.
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 Big Yellow One’s the Sun!”?
THE YELLOW ONE IS THE SUN!!!
What colour is the universe?
If there were 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 were 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.… Continue reading What colour is the universe?