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“We have given you, O Adam, no visage proper to yourself, nor endowment properly your own, in order that whatever place, whatever form, whatever gifts you may, with premeditation, select, these same you may have and possess through your own judgement and decision […] We have made you a creature neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal as the free and proud shaper of your own being, fashion yourself in the form you may prefer.”

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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The calendar scrolls

published on 27.02.2020

2020 is leap, therefore the month of February has 29 days. This modification of the calendar only occurs every 4 years, in order to adjust to the terrestrial translation, which instead of having an exact duration of 365 days, has 365 days, 5 hours, 48 ​​minutes and 45.10 seconds. In fact, the correction also implies […]

The mobile’s chemistry

published on 20.02.2020

The mobile is such a powerful device that it attracts us with a special chemistry. We have it with us even when we go to the bathroom. But its chemistry has deeper bonds. In fact, it contains an important part of the periodic table. The Russian chemist Dimitri Mendeleev conceived it in 1869 by observing […]

Rubik’s Cube Mathematics

published on 12.02.2020

The Rubik’s Cube is one of the most popular toys in history. Since its launch in the 1980s, more than 400 million units have been sold worldwide. It was invented in 1974 by the professor at the Budapest Academy of Applied Arts and Design Ernö Rubik to explain structural engineering to students. Today, it is […]

Bats and viruses

published on 7.02.2020

When the new coronavirus outbreak appeared in Wuhan, Chinese researchers sequenced its genome, its RNA, and compared it to that of many domestic and wild animals, until they found a 96% match with the Chinese horseshoe bat. Therefore, the natural reservoir of this virus is most likely found in this species. Bats in general are […]

Hand hygiene

published on 5.02.2020

The most listening advice these days to avoid the spread of the coronavirus is that we have to wash our hands well. But why? To understand it we can resort to the Penfield homunculus, a representation of the human body proportional to the brain area that deals with sensory and motor functions. The eyes, tongue, […]

The letters, from the alphabet to the keyboard

published on 30.01.2020

Egyptian or Aztec hieroglyphs and Japanese pictograms are scriptures in which a drawing represents an idea. Our writing was originally like that too. A drawing represented an idea, but this drawing evolved and became an abstract symbol that represents the first phoneme of the word that it originally represented. This process is called “acrophony.” Once […]

How is coronavirus?

published on 29.01.2020

Wuhan coronavirus or Covid-19 belongs to the same family of viruses as SARS and certain viruses of the common cold. It gets its name from the crown aspect given by the proteins located in the envelope, especially glycoprotein S (from “spike”), although we also find protein M (from “matrix”) and protein E. Inside the virus […]

The energy of the waves

published on 23.01.2020

Between January 19 and 22, 2020, the storm Gloria hit the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula with an unusual severity. Torrential rains flooded a large part of the territory, and a strong east wind generated waves up to 15 meters high, which destroyed beaches and infrastructure throughout the coastline. The waves are generated with […]

The evolution of the Ebro Delta

published on 22.01.2020

The Ebro Delta is an example of a dynamic ecosystem. The river contributes the sediment and the sea and the wind redistribute it. It is said that it began to form in the time of the Romans due to deforestation, but in fact it already existed millions of years ago, although the strong fluctuations in […]

A hairy matter

published on 16.01.2020

Humans have about 5 million hairs scattered throughout the body except the navel, palms, soles of the feet and mucous membranes. In the head, we have between 90,000 and 146.00 strands. Hair grows in the hair follicles that are located in the dermis. Each follicle has a cycle consisting of the following phases: anagen, during […]