Duck Food

Everyone knows that bread is bad for ducks, but it appears that they really love kale. Lettuce, frozen peas or grapes cut in half are other foods which can be fed to ducks.

Prime Numbers

Is this a useless piece of information that Mathematicians have discovered? It appears that prime numbers, divisible only by 1 and themselves, show a reluctance to repeat their final digit. For example, 3 is a prime number whereas 33 is not.

Probe on its way to Mars

The second version of Beagle 2, called ExoMars 2016, safely lifted off  yesterday. The Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) should react Mars in the middle of October but it will take almost a year to manoeuvre itself into the correct position around Mars.

Climate Change Gloom

Global temperatures in February smashed previous monthly records by an unprecedented amount, according to Nasa data, sparking warnings of a climate emergency and is another reminder of the incessant long-term rise in global temperature resulting from human-produced greenhouse gases.