Have you ever heard ‘evolution’ dismissed as ‘just a theory’? Is a scientific theory no different to the theory that Elvis is still alive? Jim Al-Khalili puts the record straight.
Why Science is NOT ‘Just a Theory’?
This is Ali. Bespectacled and mustachioed father, math blogger, and soccer player. I also do consult for global math and science startups.
This Cyclist Goes Faster by Flying Like Superman
Cycling is not just a physical activity but also a science. The key lies in finding ways to make yourself more aerodynamic, which would reduce wind resistance and ultimately lead…
Why so many people need glasses now?
Have you noticed that more and more people around you are wearing glasses these days? Well, you are not alone, as the rates of myopia or near-sightedness have been increasing…
To Scale: TIME – A Short Film That Puts Human Existence into Perspective
As humans, we often think of time in terms of days, weeks, and years, but the universe has been around for nearly 14 billion years – a timeline that’s almost…
Magnetic Fields in Slow Motion
Magnetic Games demonstrates how magnetic fields work by placing a powerful magnet underneath a tray of magnetite sand. The result is a mesmerizing display of sand slowly connecting with the…
How A Ballpoint Pen Works Close Up?
A ballpoint pen is nothing short of a marvel of modern engineering – beneath that humble and inconspicuous exterior lies a surprisingly complex internal mechanism.
Why Spider Silk is Stronger Than Steel?
Spider silk is one of the strongest materials known to man. Scientists have been trying to figure out why it is so strong and resilient for centuries. As it turns…