Quick, without looking, what color is the sun? Would you believe it’s green? Also, please don’t look directly at the sun.
The 2021 Illusion of the Year from the Neural Correlate Society. Can you spot what’s out of place?
A holiday ode to the comma, and knowing where it goes.
After a mess of a week, in the US we’re ready for a long weekend.
What happens if you mix hydrogen peroxide, some soap and a catalyst? Okay, but what happens if you mix a huge amount of each ingredient together? Witness the ongoing world’s record setting attempts.
A look at the long history of handedness.
How big is the universe? How small is the quantum realm? The answer lies in a sheet of A4 paper…
We’re off today for the US holiday, regular posting to resume tomorrow.
Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, continues to impress in surprising ways.
Which is correct — octopi or octopuses? Or something else?
NASA’s top twenty images of the Earth, taken in 2020 from the International Space Station.
Ever wanted to see an x-ray film of a bat in flight? Now’s your chance, courtesy of the BBC.
A Thanksgiving song for a year that has left us broken-hearted.
Why aren’t we overrun with gigantic bacteria? It’s a matter of diffusion.
A gorgeous version of a ghost song for your Halloween listening.