Category: science

Does tapping a can of fizzy drink really stop it foaming over?

It is one of the distinct sounds of summer: the noise of people tapping the tops of their cans of fizzy drink […]

06/15/2016. Category: science. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

The 22 million digit number … and the amazing maths behind primes

It is a quite extraordinary figure. Dr Curtis Cooper from the University of Central Missouri has found the largest-known prime number – […]

01/21/2016. Category: science. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

11 body fluids we couldn’t live without

How is a human being like a fish? Just as a fish never stops to think about the water in which it […]

11/25/2015. Category: science. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Walking on water

Jesus walking on water is accounted in three of the four New Testament Gospels. One account can be found in Matthew 14:22-23 […]

09/20/2012. Category: science. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Our humble home

The stars that you see in the night sky are part of the Milky Way, our home galaxy. But the Milky Way […]

11/21/2011. Category: science. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

Uranius the Georgian

Organist William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus in 1781 with the first reflecting telescope that he built. It was the first identification […]

06/09/2011. Category: science. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Number of people killed by meteorites

While the movies and YouTube videos might have you believe that asteroids are heading straight toward Earth the European Space Agency, who […]

10/12/2010. Category: science. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

The flat universe society

God got smaller the bigger the universe got, it seems. The more man gaped in awe at the rapidly expanding size of […]

10/11/2010. Category: science. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

Role of oxygen in breathing

For thousands of years people did not know why we breathe air. Plato and Aristotle believed that nutrients from food were burned […]

05/25/2010. Category: science. Tags: , ~ 1 Comment

The size of the sun in comparison

It is the fire of life. It can be kind but it can get angry. But it never throws its weight around. […]

04/23/2010. Category: science. Tags: , , , ~ Comment on this post

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