In this PodcAstroholic we answer the question “What are the main challenges to send a human to Mars?”
Although planets are huge compared to our Earth, most illustrations show them deceptively large in proportion to astronomical distances. One of my favourite pieces of information is that all the planets would fit between the Earth and the Moon. Semi-major axis of the Earth –
In this 1 minute PodcAstroholic, we talk about what would happen if you jumped feet first into a black hole.
In this episode of the Astroholic LIVE, Dr Duncan Astle joined us to talk about the latest research into learning in children. We also talk about satellite galaxies made exclusively of dark matter, the three-body problem, the right-hand rule, tardigrades, and much more.
The post “Meet The Tardigrades” was in lieu of an activity that I planned for the ‘Royal Institution of Great Britain Lates’ event “Surviving in Space.” And who better to represent ultimate survival than the amazing tardigrades? It was a great evening, we talked to about
There’s a creature on earth that can survive the most extreme conditions on (and thanks to humans off) the planet! It’s called a tardigrade, but people also call it a “waterbear” or “moss piglet.” Tardigrades are aquatic eight-legged animals no longer than one millimeter in length
Thermodynamics is a funny area of physics, where different physical quantities are profoundly connected. In this video we look at how reducing the pressure allows you to reduce the boiling point of water.