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The Gravity of Pi

Martin Krzywinski’s latest “Pi Day” graphic re-imagines numerical digits as physical masses

March 14, 2016 — Amanda Montañez

Anish Kapoor, Fine Art Supervillain

Now that the blackest substance in existence has been created, sculptor and giant jelly bean maker Anish Kapoor has gained exclusive rights to use the transdimensional darkness. ...

March 2, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

Gorilla's Hum Is a Do-Not-Disturb Sign

If a socially prominent gorilla is in the midst of a meal, it may hum or sing to tell others nearby that it's busy at the moment and will get back to you later.  

February 29, 2016 — Steve Mirsky and Daisy Yuhas
Ball Really Looks Bigger to Better Hitters

Ball Really Looks Bigger to Better Hitters

Jessica Witt of Colorado State University explains that how well you're performing affects your visual perception of the world around you, at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science...

February 22, 2016 — Steve Mirsky
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