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STEM for the under 12′s

  Re-blogged from Scientific American The past two weekends have found me in Cambridge at STEM events (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). Both of which were aimed largely or wholly at encouraging young people into the STEM subjects. It was really encouraging to see so many young people there, and also to see the […]


Living in a Quantum World: Scientific American

Quantum mechanics is commonly said to be a theory of microscopic things: molecules, atoms, subatomic particles. Nearly all physicists, though, think it applies to everything, no matter what the size. via Living in a Quantum World: Scientific American. It is now thought to help migratory birds navigate, and to increase the efficiency of photosynthesis. Understanding how may lead […]