science

A Boy And His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie

By

A Boy And His Atom is a film so small it had to be created by nanophysicists at IBM by moving individual atoms.

#Animals

The Science of Cats

By

Everything you ever wanted to know about how cats work, in less than three minutes.

#Star Trek

The Phaser Has Officially Been Invented. Sadly No Redshirts Were Killed.

By | 3 Comments

The phaser is officially real, albeit not quite what we were expecting.

science

Why CERN Refuses To Say It Discovered The Higgs Boson

By | 9 Comments

CERN thinks it found the Higgs boson. Maybe. Kinda. Here's why they refuse to announce they've done it.

science

24Hz Sound Wave + Video + Water = Insane Optical Illusion

By | 4 Comments

Brusspup strikes again with an amazing optical illusion.

science

Science Can Now Make Knots Out Of Fluids

By | 2 Comments

Yes, as in water. Science can make a knot out of that. Or at least they've laid the theoretical groundwork to do so.

THE SUN

The Sun As You've Never Seen It

By

This extraordinary video looks back on the third year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

THE SUN

Fiery Looping Rain on the Sun

By

Incredible footage of a powerful solar flare exploding on the sun, sending out light and radiation followed by a dazzling phenomenon known as coronal rain.

Sports

Ping Pong Ball Shot Through Paddle

By

This is what happens when a ping pong ball hits a paddle at supersonic speed.

tractor beam

Science Builds A Tractor Beam. Well, Kinda.

By

This tractor beam won't pull Ferengi ships into Uranus, but it is really neat.

white holes

Meet The Laser Out To Prove Stephen Hawking Right

By | 7 Comments

Stephen Hawking's theory may be proven correct... with lasers. Because lasers are awesome.

physics

Meanwhile, in a Parallel Universe

By

Are there parallel universes.

warp speed

So A Warp Drive Might Be Scientifically Possible

By | 9 Comments

Warp drive really can't come soon enough.

SPACED OUT

Blowing Up Asteroids

By

Neil deGrasse Tyson and NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explore what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with earth.

science

What If Everyone Jumped at Once?

By

What would happen if every single person on Earth (all seven billion of us) jumped at once.

USAIN BOLT

Usain Bolt vs. Gravity

By

If Usain Bolt starts ten meters from the finish line and a diver starts 10 meters above it, who gets there first.

YOYOS

Yo-Yos in Space

By

NASA astronaut Don Pettit uses his off-duty time to practice his microgravity yo-yo skills.

science

Why Cats Almost Always Land on Their Feet

By

How does a falling cat go from "feet up" to "feet down" so fast -- and stop rotating just as quickly.

physics

Mad Science Friday: HIV Bait And Magma Planets

By

Burn HIV with lava in this Mad Science Friday.


Sign Up