A French stamp issued to commemorate the work of Sophie Germain

When a guitar string is plucked, we don’t see waves travelling along the string. This is because the ends are fixed. Instead, we see a standing-wave p(...)

Paul Kammerer: Future investigation may conclusively exonerate him which would make a nice end to his story

Every list of famous scientific frauds includes the case of Paul Kammerer (1880-1926), the Viennese biologist who took his own life in 1926 after char(...)

Podcasts that take you out of your own world are a popular escape because  audio entertainment encourages you to create your own mental imagery

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Cork CoderDojo member Emily Ray teaches San Francisco students how to code as part of a five-day trip developing technology links between the sister cities

Thought and voice-powered technology will replace smartphones and computers over the next decade, according to the co-founder of the company be(...)