Author: Scott Dutfield

How to became a back garden eco-warrior

Believe it or not, you can help save the planet without leaving your own home Leading scientists, environmentalists and governments the world over are trying to save the Earth from a horrifying future, a...

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Where is the world’s tallest waterfall?

Image source: Pixabay Discover why you might struggle to visit the tallest waterfall on Earth With their staggering power and awe-inspiring beauty, waterfalls are one of the most popular natural wonders to visit on...

How does a spacecraft take photos?

Image source: Pixabay Getting an image back to Earth from a probe can be complicated but it’s worth it in the end 1.Using filters First, the spacecraft will snap its visible image – such...

How to make a periscope

Look around corners and over walls with this awesome periscope you can make at home 1. Create the tube  The first thing you will need to do is create a tube in which your...

Heroes of Science: Michael Faraday

Image credit: Thomas Phillips The scientist behind electromagnetic induction who played a key role in inspiring Einstein… Michael Faraday was born in 1791 to a poor family who couldn’t afford to educate him. Few...