The sweetest, saltiest love song about how sodium and chlorine fell in love... https://youtu.be/9RVdcV8h5_8 A cute tune by the McGarrigle Sisters, telling the heartwarming story of salt - sodium and chlorine - falling in love. Perfect for high school and university chemistry lectures, complete with valences, electron shells and ionic bonding of NaCl.
It’s a common pub prank to tap the top of a friend’s beer, to make it suddenly erupt in froth. Funny to some people, annoying to others; but to Spanish physicist Javier Rodríguez-Rodríguez, intriguing. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, from the University Carlos III of Madrid, decided to investigate the strange phenomenon, and in the process has discovered a … Continue reading The Physics of Beer
Curious? Read the original article here: https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/a-star-is-torn
Pumping up your bike tyre is the same as an air-conditioner , and your fridge... The latest from my Phil Up On Science YouTube channel https://youtu.be/u6lFyhngipw
... and they're autonomous, and electric! Article in Careers with Engineering 2018, published by Refraction Media
The easy part’s the answer The resolution to the cadence, the final pose of the dancer The hard work’s dynamic tension build the elegant clash, the clarity in a question World shaking shift of continental drift Earthquaking violence from a pace so placid The twist in dioxy-ribonucleic acid Einstein astride a soaring light … Continue reading The hard questions
Excited to be in Adelaide in 2019 for my first Fringe! Doing seven shows in six days, all at the Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St South Adelaide. Tuesday 12th March: Physics in the Pub (booked out) Wednesday 13 March - Solo Show The Most Amazing Planet in the Universe - an Astronomer's Ode to Earth … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe shows!
A highlight of my shows is singing the wonderful words of Katie Goodman from Broad Comedy. Here I am doing it in Sustainable Stand Up, Canberra, August 2017. Language warning folks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ek99OAox6Ec It seems to inspire, crowd touch their hearts and set them singing. Will it change the world? Let's all be unfuckers! Original by … Continue reading A Song of Sustainability
Tickets on sale now for shows in Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe. Melbourne earlybird tickets on sale until the Friday 11 January - snap them up! The Most Amazing Planet in the Universe An Astronomers Ode to Earth We like to think we are special and we live on the only planet. But astronomers have … Continue reading The Most Amazing Planet – Dr Phil on Tour
It's all about microfarts, angled pours and French women's breasts. Have a happy new year! https://youtu.be/5eHrA-_K8Ng