Articles (Scientists)

How does Science Trump Myth?
(The Big Questions)

How do scientists come up with valid theories?

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(Invisible People of Science)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.


Science Communication: The Lifeline for New Generations
(Science at Work)

Since I worked as a science communicator, I can describe science communication as a means of survival to current and future generations.


Biodiversity: A Long Evolutionary Road!
(Back to Nature)

Earth today, with all the biological richness we feel around us, is the result of 4 billion years of evolution. 


Promising Inventions by Young Inventors of Today
(Brilliant Young Minds)

We need not worry, as the future generation of young innovators may change the world.


The Nazca Lines: A Mysterious Peruvian Treasure
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The advent of aviation enabled us to discover a long-hidden treasure of ancient civilization; we mean the amazing Nazca Lines.


Why the Image of the Black Hole is a Big Deal?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you are wondering why the image of the black hole is a big deal, do not worry, we have got you covered.


Climate Observations based on ALLATRA SCIENCE
(Versus the Change!)

There is a big risk of misunderstanding and underestimating all the factors and the scale of influence of various processes on global climate change.

She Against the World
(Women and Science)

A Pediatric Public Health Initiative was announced in 2016 to address the Flint community’s population lead exposure, thanks to Dr. Mona Attisha.


Why We Need More Arab Women Scientists
(Women and Science)

My seven-year old daughter has all the makings of a future scientist. Watching her conducting experiments in my kitchen fills me with both pride and worry.


2018 Nobel Prize: Immunity and Cancer Cure
(Human Health)

In 2018, Professor James P. Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo were jointly granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their developing a non-conventional cure for cancer.

Red Planet Mission: Women Onboard
(Women and Science)

Working at NASA is a dream for many people. Women are part of this great human endeavor; it was in 1978 that NASA hired its very first female astronauts.

Maryam Al-Astrolabiya: Arab Astronomer Pioneer
(Women and Science)

The young Maryam was raised amidst a mathematical, astronomical environment. She delved into both sciences to design and build the “complex” astrolabe.


Caroline Herschel: An Iconic Woman Astronomer
(Women and Science)

The German-born English astronomer, Caroline Herschel, was the first woman to discover a comet, to be officially recognized in a scientific position and get paid for her contribution to science.

How the Blind Dream?
(Come to Your Senses)

Sometimes when we miss someone, we wish to see them even if just in our dreams; we then dream of them, but without knowing how dreams occur?


Hypatia: The Bride and Martyr of Science
(Women and Science)

Human history has witnessed tragedies and horrors that the people of science have endured confronting extremism and intolerance.


The Planet with Diamond Rain
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever imagined that the sky can rain something other than water? To rain diamonds for example? 

Marie Curie; Up Close and Personal
(Women and Science)

Marie Skłodowska, known today as Madame Curie, was born in Warsaw, Poland, on 7 November 1867. 

Inventions that Make Our Day (2)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day? (Razors, Coffee, and the Zipper)

About Us

SCIplanet is a bilingual edutainment science magazine published by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center and developed by the Cultural Outreach Publications Unit ...
Continue reading

Contact Us

P.O. Box 138, Chatby 21526, Alexandria, EGYPT
Tel.: +(203) 4839999
Ext.: 1737–1781
Email: COPU.editors@bibalex.org

Become a member

© 2019 | Bibliotheca Alexandrina