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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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Years ago I used Paintshop Pro as a lightweight alternative to Photoshop, then I got turned to Photoshop (I had a legit copy of version 2!) but later abandoned it for other programs such as paint.net. Unfortunately, that application never quite cut t...

There was a gorgeous winter halo around the pre-full moon last night. The near 22° halo is an optical phenomenon occurs as moonlight is refracted by millions of ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. The halo is large with a radius approximately...

It sounds like #deceivedwisdom, but there are lots of reputable scientists who believe the Mpemba effect wherein hot water freezes faster than cold water is real. Youtube was replete with videos of people fling pans of boiling water into Canada’...

Have you ever wondered what Facebook thinks of your photos…here’s a simple trick to find out courtesy of my friend Amit Agarwal’s Digital Inspiration blog. First, in the Google Chrome browser, open any photograph on the Facebook web...

Ana Verissimo of the University of Leicester is mashing up her love of Japanese art with a passion for science with the launch of a new series of manga characters. ‘STEM Heroes’ follows the adventures of four high school girls using their amazin...

A better year

on Dec 19, 2016 in: Science

Is it just me or do you feel it’s been a truly bitter-sweet year, there have been many highs but far too many lows? A Better Year by Dave Bradley A Better Year When life takes a turn for the worse, the worst it could ever be And you yearn for s...

Did you get hacked?

on Dec 17, 2016 in: Science

The Rayban scam is doing the rounds again, don’t click any friends’ updates where there’s an offer of cheap sunglasses, I mean come on, look at the weather. Some people imagine hackers sitting typing in passwords one after the other...