A seismic science activity from Science Buddies
If confirmed, the detection could be the first of its kind and would open new vistas on Einstein’s general theory of relativity and the physics of extreme matter
Vanishing science from Science Buddies
A new study suggests the last field reversal 773,000 years ago took 22,000 years to occur, which could explain some of the inner workings of our planet’s core
The theory, which emerged in the 1970s as a way to unify the fundamental forces of nature, has profoundly shaped the landscape of particle physics
The proof-of-concept demonstrations herald a major step forward in quantum communications
It sure comes in handy for doing physics
Feast your eyes on the week’s best science GIFs
Researchers hoped new data would resolve the most contentious question in cosmology. They were wrong
A beachy science activity from Science Buddies
The Ising model, now almost a century old, shows how natural systems can behave in related ways
Droplets filled with nanoparticles behave just like bar magnets
Engineer John Houbolt pushed for a smaller ship to land on the lunar surface while the command module stayed in orbit around the moon.
A gravity-defying science project from Science Buddies
The pack produces a steady trickle of electricity from the swinging motion of your stuff. Christopher Intagliata reports.
An analysis of the 2019 edition of the Major League baseball points to reasons why it's leaving ballparks at a record rate.
A new study finds observational evidence of Klein tunneling, a strange phenomenon that enables particles to pass through even the toughest barriers
Although meant to study merging supermassive black holes, the European Space Agency’s LISA mission might also discover hundreds of worlds around white dwarf stars
We take you inside a single fireworks shell to show you how it all works. If you want to glimpse more than just the inner workings of one fireworks shell, you should check out this post by the SA Visuals team on its long, explosive history inside the pages of Scientific American ...
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