Posts tagged with history

  1. The chemistry of history: the story of metals

    Throughout history humans have harnessed fire and chemistry to produce metals. The development of metals is so significant that various eras are named after them: the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/10/10/the-chemistry-of-history-the-story-of-metals

  2. History’s Coolest Ship

    Diagram of HMS Habakkuk, from Wikimedia Commons (author unknown) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Habakukk_aircraft_01.jpg   It’s 1943, in the middle of World War Two, and a group of scientists and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/10/08/historys-coolest-ship

  3. Origin of land plants – Photosynthetic fungi?

    We are all familiar with documentaries entailing the evolution of life on earth throughout its many stages from bugs in an ancient, primordial soup to fish …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/10/02/origin-of-land-plants-photosynthetic-fungi

  4. Swept wings, Which way do you lean?

    NASA / Larry Sammons 1990. Grumman-X29 InFlight. retrieved from wikimedia commons   In aviation’s history, there have been some pretty weird and fantastic designs. From the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/10/23/swept-wings-which-way-do-you-lean

  5. Plastic, Don’t Waste our Time!

    Take a look around you wherever you are, how many items can you see that are made out of or incorporates plastics. You’ll find, no matter …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/10/21/plastic-dont-waste-our-time

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