The physical aspects of what makes denim comfortable are discussed as well as how the fiber raw material affects wearing comfort.
A PhD geophysicists and PhD atmospheric scientist writes the science post. Alaska-related science posts address geophysical or geochemical phenomena occurring in the State. These posts cover topics like permafrost, earthquakes, weather, and air quality. In earthquake-related post, I report from my personal experiences. Posts on permafrost explain permafrost impacts on groundwater, construction, and vegetation. This information helps you to recognize permafrost.
Other topics are the sources of air pollution and impacts of wildfires. Educational posts on Alaska weather include funnel clouds, Chinook, and inversions. Finally, some posts provide solutions to mitigate negative impacts of polluted indoor air and to reduce Sun exposure during the long white nights.
Fashion-related science posts cover the physics/chemistry of clothes as well as fashion’s impacts of the environment. Posts address aspects like the fabric breathability and insulation, or uptake of dye. Body responses to heat and cold are discussed as well.
Physical explanation why some people perceive a dress as white and gold, while others claim it is black and blue plus a new OOTD.
Hemp has been grown since ancient times for various reasons including for clothes. Read the pros and cons of hemp as a fiber for textiles.
Alaska hot springs are an often overlooked travel destination off the tourist paths. Read how to get there, what to expect, how they work
Answers to why acrylic is more cozy than wool. Read why the fashion industry often favors wool/acrylic blends for high-end brands for knitwear.
Musings on how the Moon is romantized, of interest in science, used as inspiration for movies and even as print in fashion plus a new outfit without this trendy print.