Have you ever heard someone say that it is 'too cold for snow?', and wondered if this was true. Our Science Correspondent Samantha looks at the science behind this claim.
The third #winterwonderings post from our Science Correspondent, Samantha, we take a look at why frost makes patterns. Many countries have a mythical figure like Jack Frost, who dr[...]
As we get closer and closer to the big day, the question on everyone's lips is, 'Will it be a White Christmas 2014?'. The answer to that depends on a number of factors, such as whe[...]
It’s a common belief that no two snowflakes are the same, and in a way this is true. No snowflake can ever be completely identical to another, because when you get down t[...]
This is the first in a series of posts by Sam Gouldson called Winter Wonderings. Sam will take a closer look at some of the amazing things that winter brings, such as snowflakes, i[...]
There has been a lot of excitement about Rosetta and Philae lately, but what are they and why are they so interesting?
What are Rosetta and Philae?
It has recently been announced that one of the first women to receive a womb transplant has given birth to a healthy baby boy. But what are womb transplants and how significant is [...]
You may have heard of a Raspberry Pi - a credit card sized computer that plugs into your keyboard and monitor - but exactly what IS a Raspberry Pi, how does it work and what can yo[...]
For years black holes have captured the imagination of the public as well as physicists, featuring heavily in science-fiction books and films. But now it seems that they [...]
Like many of our readers, we are big fans of Toca Boca. Their digital games are not made for boys or for girls, but for anyone who wants to play.
The company regularl[...]
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