Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The conversion of a radiation quantum into an electron and a positron.
- ‘The fact that pair production always results in equal numbers of particles and antiparticles poses a cosmological question: why is antimatter so rare?’
- ‘Pair production is an important photon interaction process at high energies.’
- ‘Several experimental arrangements have been used to study pair production in targets using the photons emitted by radioactive sources.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.