Britain Experiences Summer Temperatures on Hottest Winter Day – The New York Times

Two days of unseasonable sunshine in Britain this week have resulted in more than the shedding of hats, scarves and winter coats: They have also brought the highest temperatures ever recorded in the country in winter.

These Physicists Finally Figured Out Why Microwaved Grapes Ignite – Gastro Obscura

A grape meets a hydrogel bead, and sparks fly.

 

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a pair of grape hemispheres exposed to intense microwave radiation will spark, igniting a plasma.”

Source: These Physicists Finally Figured Out Why Microwaved Grapes Ignite – Gastro Obscura

Researchers have invented a new method of shrinking objects to one thousandth of the size | World Economic Forum

Researchers at MIT have found a way to create nanoscale objects of nearly any shape. The system produces 3-D structures one thousandth the size of the originals.

Source: Researchers have invented a new method of shrinking objects to one thousandth of the size | World Economic Forum