Category: Science

Herod

From the Encylopoedia Britannic: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Herod-king-of-Judaea Herod was born in southern Palestine. His father, Antipater, was an Edomite (a Semitic people, identified by some scholars as Arab, who converted to Judaism…

Neurotoxinas em Pragas Agrícolas

A maioria dos inseticidas comercialmente importantes para a produtividade dos nossos agrossistemas são neurotoxinas que atuam dentro do sistema nervoso dos insetos. Contudo, não é de se espantar que ainda tenhamos diversos questionamentos sobre…

Podridão Apical do Tomate: Como Tratá-la? [EM EDICÃO!]

Tratamento Junte cascas de 10 ovos (ou 1 litro de cascas de ovos, aproximadamente), deixe-as secarem na sombra ou no sol por 24h, triture-as com um liquidificador ou com um pilão, adicione 250 mL de água fervida, deixe-as em repouso ou sob agitação…

Super Red Moon 2021

I was so looking forward to view this lunar eclipse on the 26th May evening, however, it was cloudy. Here are some photos taken from The Straits Times https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/australianz/pacific-sees-a-super-blood-moon-rising…

Volcanic eruption in Geldingadalur, Iceland

Reykjavik is located on Reykjanes peninsula which is on the Atlantic ridge and therefore constantly being teared apart. Luckily we have not had volcanic eruptions here for about 800 years but last Friday night that changed. It was obvious right away…

Simplicity

“I would not give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes…

Mathis meets Vivaldi

In my introductory blog post, I mentioned that I would like to have other people, different to myself, try Vivaldi. I wanted to observe and evaluate their first impression and see if their way of using it would differ from mine. This week, I…