A collection of 20 posts
Why don’t woodpeckers get concussions?
The brain is capable of free thought and volition—but that facility might not be so unique.
Would teleportation transport you or kill you? And what exactly are “you” anyway?
How can water make such musical sounds? And, how does anything make sound at all?
I think, therefore I am. But there are those that suggest you are not who you think you are.
How the heck do planes fly? And, what weird ways do non plane-flying creatures use?
First we learned the world was round. Now we’re learning how to flatten it.
What a hot cup of coffee tells us about the history of life on Earth
Ever wondered how to deep-fry without oil? This is almost, if not quite, the same.
Why duality is like an elephant: an overview of the double-slit experiment and its implications.
Is a particle a wave? Is a mango a line? Some things can never be known for certain.
Join my journey from the mid-galactic black-hole to the keratin in your hair, and discover the beauty of physics.
Why does the Earth spin one way and not the other? There’s a logical reason.
What is a plant made of? The answer may surprise you.
How Diwali celebrations make for prettier sunsets.
Light, sight, and why things may not be the same colours they look.
When you lose focus, what do your eyes focus on?
There’s General Relativity and Special Relativity. And then, there’s the relativity we encounter every day.
Ever wondered where all those letters to Santa go?
If you were a vulture flying for the first time across certain parts of the desert, you would notice the waves.