Science of Sci-Fi

We all suspend a certain amount of disbelief when we immerse ourselves in a blockbuster movie. But for a geek like astrophysicist Alan Duffy, it’s particularly annoying how the elegance and beauty of physics is routinely spurned by Hollywood filmmakers … Continued

Holy galloping ants

The Saharan silver ant clocks up record speeds over blistering hot sands. This article could be used to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations to students in years 5, 8, 9, and 10. Contextual maths and activity idea included. Word … Continued