With Halloween around the corner we’ve got pumpkins on the brain. But have you ever thought about what happens to all of the waste from inside the pumpkin?
You’ve heard about it raining cats and dogs, but a levitating frog? If you’ve been to see our new exhibition Electricity: The spark of life, you may well have seen a video featuring a frog suspended in space. And you may well be wondering what artist John Gerrard was thinking when he created his levitating frog. Let us explain.
Find out more about the conservation science being showcased by Chester Zoo and the University of Manchester at this year’s Manchester Science Festival.
Electricity. It is central to our existence. We use it without thinking about it, and only notice it when it is not there.
When is a magical illusion not a magical illusion? When it’s a maths trick that will make you see the world in a new way.
Ben Ingham, from power network operator Electricity North West, shares the key innovative kit that keeps power flowing.
Beat boxers can make an amazing array of sounds using their mouths, tongues and throats. But what’s the science behind how they do it?