Articles Tagged 'science'


Top Gear Thursday: Hammond, May and Clarkson Tackle Tough Scientific Questions

Richard Hammond isn’t a scientist but he sometimes plays one on TV. He’s currently the host for a National Geographic show, airing in the U.K., called Science of Stupid, which explains the real science behind zany YouTube clips. Hammond told the Birmingham Mail that he would have liked to have been a real scientist but […]

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‘Doctor Who’ Science Fact: Five Whovian Things That Exist In Real Life

Science fiction often provides the imaginative leap which drives science fact into making things happen for real. And in return, science fact opens doors into rooms science fiction writers never imagined were there. It’s an almost symbiotic relationship (assuming the scientists are the sort that enjoy Doctor Who as entertainment and don’t hoot at the […]

The Face of the “Real” James Bond: Why the “Research” Sucks

Science and art…never the twain shall meet. As if Daniel Craig hadn’t already defined Ian Fleming‘s fictional spy anti-hero, researchers have attempted to get inside the late author’s head and determine the face of the “real” James Bond, reports The Times. Off the bat, the methodology used in the research is bogus. Using a technique […]