physics
List
7 Food and Drink Hacks Based on Math and Science
Learning never tasted so good.... READ ON
Videos
Watch: Free-Fallin' in Bremen's Zero-G Drop Tower
It's cheaper than going to space.... READ ON
Videos
Watch an Early Silent Film About Relativity
"A subject requiring a life-time to master, obviously cannot be demonstrated in a few minutes. This is therefore an attempt to explain only some of its more popular ideas."... READ ON
Science
The Top 10 Science Stories of 2016
It's been a big year.... READ ON
Movies
See the Damage Those Home Alone Booby Traps Would Do in Real Life
Harry and Marv shouldn't have made it out alive.... READ ON
Live Smarter
How to Prevent Static Cling This Winter
You’re not powerless against the sticky phenomenon.... READ ON
Design
A Large Hadron Collider LEGO Set May Become a Reality
Designed by a physics PhD student, the tiny model could be made into a real-life LEGO design.... READ ON
Space
Will NASA Be Able to Stop a Real-Life Armageddon?
First we find it. Then we try to move it. And if that doesn't work, we blow it up.... READ ON
Fun
Watch the Shockwave Caused by This Hammer Breaking a Mirror in Slow Motion
The speed, movement, and chaos of everyday events are sometimes impossible to appreciate with the naked eye.... READ ON
Science
Skateboarding Isn't Just a Sport—It's a Science
Learn how basic concepts like gravity, friction, and force help your favorite pro skaters accomplish their feats.... READ ON
Space
Have We Detected Hundreds of Signals From Extraterrestrial Life?
The astronomical community is reacting with measured skepticism to a new paper making bold claims.... READ ON
Science
15 Swinging Facts About Léon Foucault (and His Pendulum)
7. He was chummy with Napoleon III.... READ ON
Science
Check Out This Year's Nobel Prize Winners in Science
This year, the Nobel Prize celebrated research on molecular machines, cells' recycling mechanisms, and discoveries about unusual states of matter.... READ ON
Science
Physicists Believe They've Discovered a Fifth Fundamental Force of the Universe
If the discovery holds up, it will radically shake up what we know about the workings of the universe.... READ ON
Space
Black Holes: A Field Guide
Peer over the event horizon with us.... READ ON
WHY?
Why Are There High and Low Tides?
Have you ever been to the beach and built a sand castle, then watched it wash away when the water came in?... READ ON

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