Scinema

  • The good ooze on slime mould

    Seven things you probably didn’t know about these organisms that aren’t plant, animal or fungus.

    Despite what the name suggests, the slimy blobs known as slime moulds aren’t actually moulds. Originally miscatego...

    Biology January 21, 2022
  • Where is the edge of space?

    From billionaires to astronomers to aviation experts, it depends on who you ask.

    Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered: how far away is space? What distances can we climb to in our a...

    News January 19, 2022
  • Radiopharmaceuticals and the rarest drug on earth

    The science of actinium-225 explained.

    The 2019 SCINEMA International Science Film Festival short film The Rarest Drug on Earth follows the efforts of TRIUM...

    Physics January 15, 2022
  • Fungi: The secret kingdom we don't see

    What rules all life on land: fungi.

    As this year’s SCINEMA International Science Film Festival draws ever closer Annamaria Talas, director of SCINEMA 201...

    Nature January 7, 2022
  • Five must-see SCINEMA films for the holidays

    Watch these while you’re stuffed full of prawns and pavlova this December.

    The holidays are a busy time! We all want to get our fix of science, but we won’t blame you if summer’s robbed you of...

    Scinema December 18, 2021