#Christmas

The Science of Christmas – Five ways reindeer are perfectly evolved for pulling Santa’s sleigh

1 month ago — Deep Dive

We all know that Father Christmas would struggle to deliver presents to everyone around the world without the help of his magical reindeer. But why were they chosen to pull...

Will AI ‘SantaNet’ end up destroying the world?

1 year ago — Quick Read

The ghost of Christmas yet to come: how an AI 'SantaNet' might end up destroying the world Within the next few decades, according to some experts, we may see the...

The Physics of Santa and His Reindeer

3 years ago — Long Read

No known species of reindeer can fly. BUT there are 300,000 species of living organisms yet to be classified, and while most of these are insects and germs, this does...

The Astronomy of Christmas – An Engineers Guide to the Winter solstice

3 years ago — Deep Dive

From the Neolithic to present times, the amount of sunlight we see in a day has had a profound impact on human culture. We are fast approaching the winter solstice...

Competition: The Perfect Christmas STEM Booklist for Younger Children

4 years ago — Quick Read

Do you have younger kids, or are looking for the perfect gift for friends or family? We are giving away four books that make the perfect gift for younger children...