#UnscienceAnAnimal

Scalloped hammerhead shark

A few months ago Twitter had a game with the hashtag #UnscienceAnAnimal. The idea was to compose funny labels for the anatomies of various animals. such as the scalloped hammerhead shark (pictured). Examples of labels are wiggly bits, scary part, booper, floof, squirt hole and so on. Source: American Scientist

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are popular science talks given around Christmas each year. The first one was in 1825. They were started by the scientist Michael Faraday. They have been televised since 1936. You can watch the more recent lectures online: for example, Carl Sagan’s six lectures on the planets (1977) and last year’s… Read more Royal Institution Christmas Lectures