Here is a link to a new type of mapping service from the National Library of Scotland that displays a map along side a photographic image of the relevant area. The maps and the images can be selected independently and the whole of the UK is covered
This may be of interest to various groups especially as some maps go back to 1885 and come in various ‘flavours’. Enjoy
BBC – Ideas is a web site presenting ‘Short films for curious minds’.
An amazing mix of subjects from ‘smallpox’ to ‘belly buttons’.
One of my favourites is ‘The hidden history of Gin and Tonic‘
The Met Office is reporting a ‘La Nina‘ event which is possibly going to effect the UK’s winter weather. See here for more.
For likely effects in the Atlantic see here
Information on opening PDF files
Last Summer the Technology and Science group we had a presentation on ‘biochemical and biological weapons’. This included information on the nerve agent ‘Novichok’, again in the news.
To download the presentation click here.
Links to interesting science topics:-
Sneeze video here
Face mask myths busted
Caring for 1000 plants
5G ‘protection’ device scam
Coronavirus – epidemiology, virology and clinical features
The UK government have just issued this document.
Read the full publication here
Is a corona virus second wave likely?
corona virus need for testing
Contact tracing scams
Some links to stuff that will hopefully help keep your brain active?
Hottest ‘arctic’ temperature recorded
Chernobyl – an RT project
Sunset image from our solar system
Corona virus ‘tracing’ app – what went wrong?
A BBC report explains the issues.