Does soap really kill germs like it's supposed to?
Computers streamline everything we do, from making our grocery list to checking the weather. With the Apple iOS Store adding ~20,000 apps per month, more and more of us are trying our hand at computer programming. But who was the first computer programmer?
Black holes aren't the cosmic vacuum cleaners they are rumored to be, but could you still fall into one? What would happen to you? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask (thanks to quantum gravity)
The prevalence of allergies is on the rise, but why do some people suffer allergic reactions while others don't? If you were lucky enough to be an allergy-free kid, could you still develop allergies as an adult?
The world of physics was abuzz last week with the historic announcement of the first-ever detection of gravitational waves. But why is it such a big deal?
Each year, a new flu shot is developed to try to combat the strains of the virus expected to wreak havoc that season. But who decides which viruses make it into the vaccine? What new technologies are being used to produce that vaccine more efficiently?
Why can some people more easily take life's challenges in stride while others feel stressed out? Do our genes predispose us to being anxious? Or do our environments and life experiences dictate how mellow we are? Everyday Einsten explores new research linking genetics to our stress levels
Bill Nye debunks misconceptions surrounding climate change, motivation to change the world, and his new book Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World.
Award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman, author of Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease, discusses the science behind this mysterious disease
Chameleons boast some of the brightest colors seen in nature. They can also go from a subdued green to bright red in a matter of minutes. So how do they do it?
Despite the popularity of Einstein's theories of relativity and his musings on black holes, Einstein's Nobel Prize in physics was actually awarded for his discovery of the photoelectric effect. This discovery revolutionized our understanding of the world around us. But what is the photoelectric effect?
Does the early bird always get the worm? Are there real biological differences between early risers and night owls? Everyday Einstein explains
What are satellites? How do we use them? And why are there so many of them hanging out in Earth's orbit? Everyday Einstein answers these and many other questions about satellites
What are satellites? How do we use them? And why are there so many of them hanging out in Earth's orbit? Everyday Einstein answers these and many other questions about satellites.