In the 1840s, a new painting by Jean Francois Millet was unveiled in Paris. But, horror of horrors, no one seemed to like it!
What do you know about Count Rumford? Learn about him on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder about the physics behind your everyday office supplies?
Everyone wants to know what to in case of a fire. Will cold water work better?
Often problems, whether in math, science, or daily life, are hard to solve because we're not asking the right questions.
I have a friend who says there's not much oxygen on earth. Ever since I heard that I can't catch my breath! What's the truth?
Everyone knows that a sharp knife cuts better than a dull one, but do you know why, exactly?
Photocopying machines are fairly complicated devices, but the basic principal is pretty simple.