Expanding water causes the pop...but what causes the jump?... READ ON
Benjamin Tippett's playful paper is a lot of fun and reads like a mashup of a standard science paper and one of Lovecraft’s own stories.... READ ON
In Hollywood, filmmakers have taken a few liberties on the ice, namely when it comes to some of the technical elements. And the judges are not impressed.... READ ON
If you’ve ever shakily stepped onto the ice at your local skating rink, you are intimately familiar with the fear of falling on slippery ice. But what makes ice so slippery in the first place? Interestingly enough, scientists are still trying to figure that one out.... READ ON
In this short animated video, Xiangjun Shi (who goes by "Shixie") explains why she studies Physics. Of course, it helps that she also studied Animation, so can make great stuff like this. (This is her Animation graduation project.)... READ ON
From geology to physics, we’ve got all sorts of scientifically inspired confections to satisfy your educated sweet tooth.... READ ON
The plastic pink flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, WI.