GenomeTweet – the first genomes on Twitter

GenomeTweet is a science communication project to give Twitter users an idea of how big genomes are. When I first found out that most of our genome is noncoding, it made me think about how big the genomes are. It’s a difficult thing to visualise. Various textbooks and documentaries have used analogies to help me visualise …

GIF Earth – GIFs from space

I’m working on developing my first Android app right now and it involves pulling a lot of interesting data and imagery from NASA. One of my favourite sources of space imagery is NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC). It was launched aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) in February 2015 and sits at the Earth-Sun Lagrange-1 point …