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.
Passing the time during lockdown: how many bands can you think of with something relating to scholarly publishing in their name? Charlie Rapple shares a few to get you started in today’s Scholarly Kitchen.
With the world in chaos around us, this month we’ve asked the Chefs about superpowers! What would YOU select if you could pick any superpower? Let us know.
Some fun Friday language explorations — why do animal make different sounds in different languages?