Friday Mar 7th, 2014

A record-breaking lunar impact

By Jose M. Madiedo
On 11 September 2013, an unusually long and bright impact flash was observed on the Moon. Its peak luminosity was equivalent to a stellar magnitude of around 2.9. What happened? A meteorite with a mass of around 400 kg hit the lunar surface at a speed of over 61,000 kilometres per hour. read more »

Sunday Jul 6th, 2014

True or false? Ten myths about Isaac Newton

Sarah Dry debunks or confirms myths about Isaac Newton using his own papers
Saturday Jun 28th, 2014

The Man in the Monkeynut Coat and the men in the yellow jerseys

A tale of two very different races
Monday Jun 9th, 2014

Feynman diagrams and the fly in the ointment

Tom Lancaster and Stephen J. Blundell on Feynman diagrams.
Sunday Apr 27th, 2014

Inferring the unconfirmed: the no alternatives argument

Sherlock Holmes and theoretical physics
Saturday
Apr 26th, 2014

18 facts you never knew about cheese

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Saturday
Mar 8th, 2014

Minority women chemists yesterday and today

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Saturday
Mar 8th, 2014

8 марта 1979: Women’s Day in the Soviet Union

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Monday
Feb 24th, 2014

Frank Close on the Higgs boson

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Wednesday
Feb 12th, 2014

Peak shopping and the decline of traditional retail

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Monday
Jan 20th, 2014

A brief and incomplete history of astronomy

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Monday
Dec 30th, 2013

Is science inconsistent?

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Saturday
Dec 7th, 2013

Coherence in photosynthesis

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Thursday
Nov 28th, 2013

The Crab Nebula

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Wednesday
Nov 6th, 2013

Tale of two laboratories

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Friday
Nov 1st, 2013

The Milky Way’s tilted dark matter halo

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