• Science,  Space

    A Week in Space and Science 17 August – 23 August 2020

    Many people liked last week’s summary so here is the next one. I know I’m a bit late but Exames take up a lot of my time. Summary of a week in space and science Here is a quick summary of the six topics I am featuring this week. First-ever observation of “time crystals” interacting. Breakthrough in quantum information processing. A pumice raft containing millions of small volcanic rocks has reached Australias Coral reefs. Exploding stars may have caused mass extinction on Earth, study shows. Widespread electric vehicle adoption would save billions of dollars, thousands of lives. Record melt: Greenland…

  • Displaying the true size of the worlds countries
    Science

    Our misconception on the size of the world.

    Most of you will have come across a 2D map of the world that correctly displays all countries fitting perfectly to each other. But did you ever realize that this map is not showing you the true size of these…