Can Reindeer Fly?

The Science of Christmas by Roger Highfield 'The entire reindeer team will be vaporized within 4.26 thousandths of a second . . . .' 'Santa meanwhile will be subjected to forces 17,500.06 times greater than gravity.' In this delightful little book, Dr Roger Highfield, one-time editor of the magazine New Scientist, whips up tradition with …

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It’s 2017!

I would like to wish A Happy New Year to my followers and to all fellow bloggers worldwide! As some of you already know, I've been away with my wife in Australia for most of the past month, soaking up some much-needed sunshine. Now that I'm back - and cold - I have some catching …

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