Here are short essays covering interesting facts, eschewing math above the level of arithmetic. The page will be populated shortly with additional topics.
My answer melds the physics and chemistry of light-driven chemical reactions - photosynthesis - with evolutionary biology and some properties ...Read More
Say what? The sun's temperature is surely very much higher than our temperature - in fact, in absolute units, it ...Read More
How much corn, or maize, do you eat? You can probably count up the number of ears of corn on ...Read More
We need a big distance scale to do this, and a good one is the diameter of the earth. How ...Read More