The New Yorker of science writing.

DIY Macro Photography

Saturday July 19, 2014

Getting close to something is easier than you think.

Moon Boots

Thursday July 17, 2014

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the moon landing with some Space Age moon boots. 

The World Close Up

Friday July 04, 2014

No such thing as too close.

Cloning Mineral Water

Saturday June 28, 2014

Enjoy drinking mineral water but don't want to feel currency slip down your throat alongside it? This magnificently nerdy chemistry project is for you. 

Astronaut Chris Hadfield makes almost dying in space relatable.

Lab-grown lettuce

Friday May 30, 2014

Lettuce all read about Japan's pursuit of the ideal leaf.

Project Mudra

Thursday May 15, 2014
Hacker and maker cultures can change the world for the better. Here's a case in point. 

The Smithsonian Institute – home to some 137 million historical and scientific specimens – is regarded as 'America’s attic'. And like all self-respecting attics, it has its own magazine.

David and Goliath (book giveaway)

Thursday April 17, 2014

What does a game of junior basketball have to do with the Battle of Britain? Everything, says Malcolm Gladwell, who gets counterintuitive in his latest book.

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