The new book "How To Build An Iron Man Suit" is now available to buy. This is your guide to building the most iconic piece of superhero technology ever!

New Podcast “Researching in Times of Covid-19”

New Podcast “Researching in Times of Covid-19” Podcast is now online at and via podcast providers! The world is currently griped by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has affected almost all facets of society. Streets are empty, shops are closed, bars are shut, and many people are unable to visit their loved ones. The world […]

“How to Build an Iron Man Suit” Visits Comicasa

It’s always good to visit home, to where it all started. In terms of my adventures in the Netherlands, home, and where it all started back in 2012, is Enschede. While I lived there the seeds for my superhero escapades were sown, and I couldn’t have imagined speaking about my new book “How to Build […]

Secret Science of Santa Claus: How do reindeers fly Santa’s sleigh around the world?

This is an article that I wrote for RTE’s Brainstorm website. The original article can be found here. For more information on the Secret Science of Santa Claus check out information on my book “Secret Science of Santa Claus“. In a matter of days, Santa Claus will set out on an incredible round-the-world trip to […]

Back to the Future is one of my favourite films.⌚
It has time travel, a flying car (at the end), and 1.21 Gigawatts. And the plot is faultless (outside of the science that is), and here's why.

#BacktotheFuture35 #docbrown

Normaal gesproken moet je veel moeite steken in het activeren van CH-bindingen, maar met een met licht geactiveerde wolfraamkatalysator is het veel makkelijker – en schoner:
@NoelGroupTUE @g_laudadio @tnoel82 @TUeindhoven

Molecules in gases like ethane & methane can act as building blocks for medicines.💊 A new, clean method for changing these gases to molecules using light has been devised by @NoelGroupTUE @g_laudadio and @tnoel82, and published in @ScienceMagazine.

Massive congrats to @g_laudadio, @DengYuchao, @tnoel82, and @NoelGroupTUE on their @ScienceMagazine paper! Great research on using light in the presence of a catalyst to convert hydrocarbons to usable molecules. Here's my news article on the work.

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