On June 17, 2016, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) launched the fourth astronaut recruitment campaign of Canada’s history. Out of 3,772 applications from Canadians in every province and territory, as well as outside Canada, and after a one-year arduous selection process, just two candidates were selected to represent Canada’s new generation of space explorers.
The Spirit Collection in London’s Natural History Museum is home to over 20 million dead animal specimens, collected from around the world. They are preserved and kept for research and educational purposes. Lizzie Daly met up with Ollie Crimmen, Senior Curator of Fish to find out a little more.
Seawater makes ancient concrete stronger, so it lasts while modern structures crumble into the sea. Researchers have now discovered that elements in the volcanic substance react with sea water, strengthening the material 2,000 years after they were first erected, Ancient Roman harbours made from concrete are still standing across Europe.
You’re never too old to play with toys…especially when there’s science involved! Consult the source for more details. Source: Draw Your Own Electrical Toys! Special thanks to Jesslin Tan for the submitting the post
On a stream of water you can levitate light balls of all sizes and even disks and cylinders. The mechanism is not the Bernoulli effect… Want to make this at home: My friend Blake from InnoVinci emailed me with a cool idea for a video and footage of levitating balls in water streams. Initially it … Continue reading