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A science blog covering everything from astronomy to zoology with a special emphasis on chemical sciences, environment, materials, nano, pharma, and physics

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This week’s most important #FakeNews is about a wedding. The truth is that Meghan Markle’s wedding dress didn’t cost 300 grand, it was a third of that and apparently she’s paying for it “herself”, anyway. The disin...

Life Advice

on May 15, 2018 in: Science

In no particular order: Unplug and leave your phone and headphones at home Scamper, stroll or scramble up and down hills Dive into and swim in the sea, lake, river, swimming pool (pref outdoor) Take brisk (or leisurely) walks on beaches and get your...

A memoir of Linton to Grassington, North Yorkshire A lot of water under the bridge Crossing the River Wharfe from Linton with its Limestone falls, towards Grassington Cross Reflection from SE 00472 63306 Flying Free  ...

Recently, there have been several Marsh Harriers (Circus aeruginosus) over the reedbed trail at RSPB Ouse Fen, reached from Needingworth in Cambridgeshire. It’s a little over 4 km from the Needingworth reserve car park to the far reaches of t...

Reach Fair 2018

on May 8, 2018 in: Science

There are older traditions but Reach Fair stretches back a long way. It was in the year 1201 AD that the annual Reach Fair was inaugurated. The Burgesses of Cambridge were granted a Royal Charter by King John that year to hold such a fair. It begins...

It was our annual village Fun Run, 7 kilometres along village roads and countryside. The first back, as ever was Finn Johnson. I believe his time was 23 minutes, 57 seconds. Also, as ever, I took a few snaps…more photos in my Facebook Gallery.

Dino’s Rise and Fall

on May 3, 2018 in: Science

For me as a kid, you couldn’t beat a good space book, if it was stars and planets and the almost science fiction world of the Space Shuttle (in the early 1970s it was still a dream). I say that but a good shark book would come close, or better...