At their own pace

In resonance, the force transmitted to the object may be relatively small, but when it is transmitted with the right frequency, it oscillates with great amplitude.


Vacuum-packed, please

In the 17th century, it was difficult to achieve and maintain a partial vacuum. In the 21st century, the challenge is to achieve an ultra-vacuum in the laboratory such as we could never have dreamed of.



There is no way to force a pendulum to oscillate at a different rhythm, determined exclusively by its length

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The bathing man from Syracuse

The historian of science Alexander Koyrè summarised the scientific work of the sixteenth century as a gradual understanding of the works of Archimedes.

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Tasty rhizomes

The Educational Unit of the Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia proposes cultivating ginger and turmeric using the rhizomes we can find at the market.

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Planting a vegetable garden at home

If you want to create your own vegetable garden, the Educational Unit of the Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia offers some advice on how to start it.

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Re… cycle and reuse to reduce

We live in a time, culture and civilisation in which recycling is an educational value for our society, a value added for our everyday habits that should be boosted by all educational sectors as a guideline reference for the future. The word recycling means giving a

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Moisturising Lotion

[caption id="attachment_14976" align="alignleft" width="200"] Education Unit of the Botanic Garden of the University of Valencia[/caption]Lotion: semi-solid emulsion for pharmaceutical or cosmetic application. This is our activity for this issue, a bee-wax lotion made with sweet-almond oil and cocoa butter. Natural animal or plant products are


Quinoa, the mother crop

2013 is the year of quinoa as declared by the United Nations. Quinoa, quinuao kinwa (Chenopodiumquinoa) is a plant that belongs to the same family of beets and spinach. But, as the seed is edible and used the same way as cereals, quinoa is considered

Carnivorous plants

A carnivorous garden

With a mere mention to carnivorous plants, our imagination is roused. There are a huge number of shapes, corresponding to eleven families, eighteen genera and 671 species. Utricularia, Nepenther and Drosera are the ones with the largest number of species, with more than one hundred