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Online Grocery Shopping

Online Grocery Shopping Online grocery shopping is becoming an increasingly popular option for those who struggle to find the time to go to the supermarket and stock up for the week. Online shopping is quick, easy and reliable, with deliveries arranged to suit when you’re in to meet the delivery driver. Mos...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Why Is The Sky Blue – A Simple Guide To Light

How often in the summer have you looked up into the cloudless, clear sky and thought to yourself: ‘why is it blue Why not red or yellow ’ The answer to this question may in fact be never, however if you’re interested in learning more about how exactly light and the atmosphere interact then this artic...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

A Crash Course In Radiation

If ever in a conversation the topic of radiation comes up your initial thoughts may be of mutants with three arms or nuclear weapons. However there is much more to radiation and radioactivity than this and this article’s aim is to act as a quick and simple guide. What is Radiation In simple terms ‘radiat...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

The Big Bang Theory: A Guide

Chances are you’ve probably heard of the Big Bang Theory at some point in time. Whether it was from GCSE Science or the sitcom on channel 4 the phrase is certainly thrown about a lot. Yet do you really know what the Big Bang Theory actually represents Explaining the Big Bang Theory The central premise of the B...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

How Do Birds Fly

It’s something I’m sure we’ve all done on several occasions. Staring up into the sky and wondering ‘how the hell do birds actually fly ’ They always look so awkward and heavy on the ground yet, when in the air, they soar gracefully – seemingly defying gravity. The Basics For a bir...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Why Does E=MC2

Whenever anybody brings up Albert Einstein one of the first things which is usually mentioned is his well known equation of E=MC2. In fact this equation is probably the most well known in the world, but what does it actually mean Energy and Mass First things first, what do the ‘E’ and ‘M’ in ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Sing Your Way Out Of Commuter Stress

We have all been there, stuck in the usual morning traffic jam. The kids are screaming in the back and you have a headache when the guy in front stops suddenly for no reason. Narrowly avoiding certain death and major insurance complications your blood pressure boils and you start to shout and possibly even make rude ge...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010


Humans are 18% carbon an element which in its most concentrated form becomes those precious gems. Diamonds form in the molten rock of the Earth s mantle, about 160 kilometres below the surface of12:53 Fri 21st Jan 2005

Black Holes

They are menacing features of deep space, monstrous devourers of everything around them. They are black holes. Black holes are regions in space that are impossible to see because the gravity within12:44 Fri 21st Jan 2005

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