Tag : weird

The Alternative Science Digest

2 years ago / 0 comments

Normally this space is reserved for the weekly digest, updating you on what’s new in science. However, this week we thought we’d reserve the column space for a slightly different meaning to the word digest… This week we’re looking at the weird, and not so wonderful, things that we put … Read More

The Lunar-cy of Moons

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Mini-Moon fact-lets: Moon rocks are magnetised which is weird as the Moon has no magnetic field itself, scientists are still confused as to how this happened as a ‘close call’ with Earth would have ripped the moon apart. The Moon’s mean density is 3.34 times that of water whereas Earth’s … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

5 years ago / 0 comments

Pensioner embarks on round-the-world hike A pensioner from Leeds is walking 65 million steps, equivalent to a round-the-world hike. Maisie Allen is completing the feat in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance, measuring her daily steps with a pedometer. The 84 year old previously completed the Iron Lady challenge, which included over 100 … Read More

News | Only in Yorkshire

5 years ago / 0 comments

Yorkshire Pudding named county icon The Yorkshire Pudding has been voted the biggest Yorkshire icon. It beat York Minster and the Dales to the top in a vote of more than 11,000 people. The poll was run by Dalesman magazine, to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication.   Waste … Read More