Hello fellow reader! Welcome to the jungle, my jungle. Here you will find a wildlife of posts, works in progress, etc. What are these things about? Science! Either you hate it or you love it but one thing is for sure, it is a big deal. It can be tedious sometimes, it is easy to feel dumb when reading a bunch of technicalities in a scientific journal but it does not have to be that way. If it is put in the right way, science can be lots of fun. With the pass of time you will see the growth of the flora of my page as I explore the depths of the portrayal of science in many types of media. To look at some of my drafts and upcoming ideas, you can go to the Works-in-Progress section. If you are in the mood for something a little bit more formal, the Posts page is for you. In there you can see my views and opinions on several scientific topics and its public view. Be sure to check my jungle regularly, I will keep you posted about all the things that I stumble upon in this adventure. Thanks again for checking my blog out, I hope you will like it!
By the title and first sentences of the article, you could expect where it was going. We all heard about the catastrophic earthquake in Japan in 2011 and all of the consequences of it. However, this text takes an unexpected turn when focusing about a fault line that could potentially kill thousands of people in … Continue reading The danger of routine earthquakes
My expectations of Project Nim were as you would expect from watching a poster with a monkey on it. I thought it was just going to be a goofy comedy. However, this is not one of those movies with a skateboard-riding chimpanzee. I know, I was disappointed too. Project Nim is actually about a research … Continue reading A documentary about unstable researchers… and there is a chimpanzee in it too
Science fiction has really taken off in the past few years. Space dramas such as Gravity, Interstellar and The Martian are straight up hits with the critics and in the box office. These films use real science to portray fake situations beyond our Earth. We would all like the Mars missions to be a reality … Continue reading How watching potatoes grow can be entertaining
Survival of the fittest is what has ruled the existence of a species since the beginnings of life on Earth. The Tyrannosaurus Rex was a strong predator. Why is he not around anymore? Humbler species, such as some roaders, outlived them for millions of years. Strength is not the most important factor. At the end … Continue reading How we steal ideas from the best engineer