Three things to prove that one should not be overly selective regarding sources of science reading

Three different sources, all entertaining. Thing one: Three British universities are about to start a project that looks to harvest re-usable material from human faecal matter. The “material” will include water, methane, electrolytes, etc. and the machine to do that harvesting – a lattice-like filter – should be portable when finished. (The Engineer) Thing two: … More Three things to prove that one should not be overly selective regarding sources of science reading

I never tire of watching these (as cool as the final frontier gets* **)

It is Friday. Nay, it is an excellent Friday. And what does one do on excellent Fridays? One watches youtube videos***. Duh. I do have a predilection for videos of things that have been propelled, one way or another, into space, and then allowed to plummet back to Earth. Here are some of my favourites. … More I never tire of watching these (as cool as the final frontier gets* **)

One thing happening in “mad science” and one thing happening in MFL education

Thing one: The “truth” behind the Startram is still being debated, but the science-fiction fan (and, well, scientist) in me is willing to entertain the general “coolness” of it (in a sort of Jules Verne-fashion), for the time being. And maybe pick it apart a little bit (that would be the scientist-part). The crux is that … More One thing happening in “mad science” and one thing happening in MFL education

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Firstly, I would like to apologise again about the delayed podcast, and general neglect of the blog, this week. My computer broke, and I had a hard time recovering all of my resources despite regular backups; this alongside some epic deadlines in my daytime occupation… excuses excuses. Now I have been re-united with my machine, and while … More Simple English Wikipedia