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September is National Mushroom Month. There are many toxic mushrooms so don't take them unless you know what you are doing. -- This mushroom is pretty, but very toxic.( common sense should prevail !! This clearly has distinct possibility to be toxic as obvious bright red in colour / innocent brown ones can be as deadly !! If no real expert to confirm edible / obviously if in doubt /leave it out !! Instead enjoy your walk in the woods and stay safe / Health and safety matters as location…

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From dark energy and string theory to the end of the Universe, these are the unanswered cosmic conundra that are still baffling scientists.

From dark energy and string theory to the end of the Universe, these are the unanswered cosmic conundra that are still baffling scientists.

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Will the Real Higgs Please Stand Up? (Infographic)

This is why the word "awesome" was created. It really does leave me in awe. Researchers have observed a new, massive particle which they believe may be the Higgs boson.

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A fun website with demos and resources on materials science. Luke loved this site and these lessons.

Strange Quarks and Muons, Oh My! Nature's Tiniest Particles Dissected (Infographic)

illustration of the standard model of physics - The Standard Model is the collection of theories that describe the smallest experimentally observed particles of matter and the interactions between energy and matter. Credit: Karl Tate, LiveScience Infograp

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In August of 2007, astronomers located a gigantic hole in the universe. This empty space, stretching nearly a billion light-years across, is devoid of any matter such as galaxies, stars, and gas, and neither does it contain the strange and mysterious dark matter, which can be detected but not seen. The large void in the Constellation Eridanus appears to be improbable given current cosmological models. A radical and controversial theory proposes that it is a "universe-in-mass black hole"

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"Look out there... This is what's left of my home. The skeletons of dark and dusty buildings rising from their graven ash. So it's not a matter of going home, you see. It's about building a new one."

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Tim Walker Exhibition Preview

For Cornelius's annual October costume party Sheherazade opted to wear her childhood good-luck bunny head. It was a little small but Phinny approved. She trusted him in all matters sartorial.

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21 Photos That Are Too Real For Indecisive People

Forget dark matter: STRANGE matter could exist in the universe

Scientists at the National Institute for Space Research in Brazil say an undiscovered type of matter could be found in neutron stars (illustration shown). Here matter is so dense that it could be 'squashed' into strange matter. This would create an entire 'strange star' - unlike anything we have seen