What Happens To Your Body On a Plane?

Lucy Bell-Young

20th June 2018

Science

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What Happens to Your Body on a Plane?

The ear-popping, skin-drying, head-throbbing and bad-tasting experience of travelling on a plane can be put down to a number of causes. Our bodies go through a lot of changes when we’re flying high, and today we’re looking at what science has to say about that long-haul hangover. Altitude Sickness Altitude sickness happens when you arrive… Continue reading »

The Origins of Krypton

Lucy Bell-Young

30th May 2018

Chemicals, Chemistry

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The Origins of Krypton

Krypton isn’t just Superman’s home planet, it’s also one of the rarest gases in Earth’s atmosphere. Today marks the 119th birthday of krypton’s discovery by Sir William Ramsay and Morris Travers, so we thought we’d take a closer look at this elusive element. What is Krypton (Kr)? Before its destruction, Krypton was a planet that… Continue reading »