Physics

Science
Scientists detect an unexpected, beautiful aurora in the Solar System
Sarah Wells
Science
Meet the “most powerful” team in Science Olympiad
Maddie Bender
Science
Earth’s atmosphere through an alien’s eyes
JoAnna Wendel
Science
5 Reasons why Mercury is underrated
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Space scientists use 3.2 billion-pixel camera to take largest photo ever
Sarah Wells
Science
Physicists discover "anti-gravity" in bizarre buoyancy experiment
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Could an entire city run on a quantum network? A new study says yes
David Grossman
Science
A new quantum paradox throws the foundations of observed reality into question
Eric Cavalcanti
Science
Quiz: How much do you know about solar eruptions?
JoAnna Wendel
Mind and Body
Factors that affect the lifetime of a coronavirus-laden droplet
JoAnna Wendel
Innovation
Time crystal discovery could change the future of quantum computing
Sarah Wells
Innovation
5 lesser-known states of matter that may shape the future
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Video: A mesmerizing "blue whirl" could change the future of fossil fuels
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Predicted 'information catastrophe' may be caused by fifth state of matter
Sarah Wells
Culture
How quantum physics explains surrealist art
David Grossman
Science
Olympics Flashbacks: The physics of a Michael Jordan dunk
Sarah Sloat
Innovation
In a world-first, Australian university builds its own solar farm to offset 100% of its electricity use
Jake Whitehead, Peta Ashworth, Saphira Rekker, Tapan K Saha and Andrew Wilson
Entertainment
'Radioactive' director Marjane Satrapi on Marie Curie, comics, and Trump
Eric Francisco
Innovation
Bizarre, never-before-seen material to drive next-gen computers
Sarah Wells
Culture
Amrou al-Kadhi and quantum physics explain the world, including gender
David Grossman
Science
CERN physicists report the discovery of unique new particle
Lorenzo Capriotti and Harry Cliff
Science
6 pictures of the first atomic bomb test
JoAnna Wendel
Science
We promise this black hole quiz won't be a time-suck
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Scientists found the center of the Solar System, and it's not where you think
Passant Rabie
Science
5 unsolved mysteries of space
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Study reveals why flying snakes can glide through the air
Nina Pullano
Mind and Body
Use 4 astronaut tricks to treat your back pain
Nick Caplan and Andrew Winnard
Science
What is the slowest thing on Earth?
Katie McCormick
Innovation
"Hovering" boats could solve one of the biggest problems for electric aircraft
Sarah Wells
Science
Coolest space photos of the week
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Jurassic Park was wrong: T-Rex wasn't a speed demon
JoAnna Wendel
Science
8 huge asteroids that will definitely *not* hit Earth in 2020
JoAnna Wendel
Innovation
This electronic body part can identify those most vulnerable to Covid-19
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Quantum entanglement could fight a disease that kills 600,000 in the US a year
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Quantum computing: One of its biggest obstacles has melted
Sarah Wells
Innovation
This flexible material could revolutionize x-ray detectors for medicine
Sarah Wells
Innovation
COVID-19 infection models can be used to cure this urban contagion
Sarah Wells
Innovation
"New physics" brings an update to 40-year-old braille tech
Sarah Wells
Innovation
What makes your heart tick? Quantum physicists investigate.
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Researchers burned down a fake office to see what they could learn
Thor Benson
Innovation
Your house might be keeping nuclear secrets from you
Sarah Wells
Science
The 5 best science podcasts, 2020 edition
Nick Lucchesi
Mind and Body
Extremely steampunk leg attachments could let humans run 46 miles per hour
Emma Betuel
Innovation
A new battery innovation could save you from getting burned 🔥
Sarah Wells
Science
The holy grail of clean energy may still be on the way.
Matthew Hole
Innovation
Want to watch atoms move? A new device lets microscopes capture video
Thor Benson
Science
Scientists may be on the verge of finally unraveling mystery of antimatter
Sofia Quaglia
Innovation
The air around us contains energy. Researchers figured out how to capture it.
Thor Benson
Innovation
Fragile crystals could help create better, tunable electronics
Sarah Wells
Innovation
This magnetic material could help solve our data storage problems
Sarah Wells