Lizzy Ratcliffe of the Royal Society of Chemistry, with some of the redundant tech gathered by staff.

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Running in the rain will keep you drier

Do You Get Wetter Running Or Walking In The Rain?


How Are Magnets Made?

A promo for Cadbury's flake

Why Don't Flakes Melt?

Police helicopter in Hungary

Why Do Helicopter Pilots Sit On the Right Hand Side?

Rear-view mirror

Why Do Objects In The Rear-View Mirror Appear Further Away Than In The Wing Mirrors?

The number 7 with a line drawn through it

Why Is Seven Sometimes Drawn With A Line Through It?

How does a Thameslink train know carriages are full?

How Does A Train Know How Full Carriages Are?

Man looking at phone

Why Won't Facial Recognition Unlock Your Phone If You’re Looking Sideways?

Milky Way

Why Are Stars And Planets Spherical When Galaxies Seem Flat?

Man using hand sanitizer

What Happens To All The Dead Germs When You Use Hand Sanitizer?

A woman has given birth following an experimental reproductive technique that uses DNA from three people

Baby Boy With Three Parents Born In Greece

The first ever image of a black hole

The World’s First Real Picture Of A Black Hole Revealed