Daily Archives: February 7, 2013

Sexism does not belong in space

If you’re looking for forward thinking people who don’t use ridiculously misogynist advertising, perhaps a brand of deodorant which is used primarily by teenaged boys isn’t the best place to find it. Unfortunate though that is. Though the latest gimmick … Continue reading

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Gamma-Ray Burst Blasted 8th Century Earth It’s pretty fascinating, the way things work. The discovery of elevated levels of carbon-14 in the rings of an ancient Japanese cedar tree can set off a chain of logical enquiry which leads to … Continue reading

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Rare echidna species not so extinct after all? Echidnas are adorable. They’re also critically endangered, and one particular species – the long-beaked echidna – was thought to be extinct in Australia for over 30000 years. As it happens, it might … Continue reading

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