For the most part, there might be little harm in idiotic anti-science. Yet there can also be far-reaching consequences.Read MoreAnti-science idiocy threatens catastrophic consequences
Recent discoveries are helping show that our solar system is a weird place; several of these involve moons, but planets yield surprises too.
Read MoreSolar System Weirdness inc Diamond Rain and Ice Volcanoes
Read MoreLaughter n more science in the Xmas season
In this season to be jolly, even normally serious scientists may loosen up a little, perhaps publishing frivolous research, and looking on the brighter side of life.
The age of the wonder drug seems to be drawing to a close, bringing to an end modern medicine as we know it.
Read MoreRise of the Superbugs
Did life start in a primordial soup on earth, or with chemicals carried from Mars?
Read MorePrimordial soup and the life from Mars theory
Sshort-term memory may retain around seven items for half a minute, while long-term memories form in a process that may be heightened by emotions.Read MoreOf Mice and Men and Memory, Plus the Inception Deception
Hofstadter’s butterfly, a remarkable spectrum of electron energy levels, was first described in 1976 by Douglas HofstadterRead MoreThe butterfly and the remarkable Professor Hofstadter
From volcanoes on Java, to a supervolcano in Hong Kong, and dormant supervolcanoes today.Read MoreVolcanoes: Where the Earth Screams
Picture an atom, and you may imagine spherical electrons orbiting a nucleus packed with particles: this is the Bohr atom, a simplistic model.Read MoreHappy 100th Birthday to the Bohr Atom!
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics was for measuring and manipulating quantum systems; while the Chemistry prize was for work on receptors.
Read MoreThe Cat in the Box and a Real Eureka Moment
Read MoreDreamliner Troubles yet Lithium Batteries Flying High
Lithium batteries have proven especially attractive as they produce high power relatively to their size.
3D printing is developing rapidly, with applications including rapidly making complex prototypes, and even creating aeroplane parts.
Read MoreWonderful World of 3D Printing