People have been getting tattoos for thousands of years, but we’ve never quite been sure why the ink sticks around under our skin. A group of researchers now think they might have the answer. Plus, scientists are on the road to making drought-proof plants!
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Scientists were initially perplexed by a mysterious purple light that seemed somehow linked to the northern lights. But with the help of some Canadian aurora watchers, scientists now have a better understanding of the phenomenon the hobbyists named Steve. Source: Canadian hobbyists help shed light on mysterious northern lights phenomenon ‘Steve’
If you ever find a “gold” penny in your pocket of change, don’t quit your day job. It’s either the work of a Leprechaun or a classroom of young alchemists who are practicing their metal changing skills.
Introduction Watch as chlorophyll transforms from an intense green to a bright red colour as UV light is absorbed and photons are emitted from the solution. Discussion Chlorophyll is the green pigment essential for photosynthesis. It is found in all plants and readily absorbs light in the range of 600–700 nm. Upon excitation by light, … Continue reading
Peter Trueb calculated pi to 22.4 trillion digits Source: Today Is Pi Day 2018. Here’s What You Need to Know