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April 23, 2019


The Electric Color Elephantnose Fish

In 2018 biologists reported that the elephantnose fish can sense qualities they called “electric colors.”

April 2, 2019


Inventing A New Kilogram

The kilogram was officially defined as the mass of a particular cylinder of platinum alloy cast in 1889 and stored in a special vault in France.

February 12, 2019


The Temperature of Rubbing Alcohol

The chemical makeup of rubbing alcohol allows it to evaporate more quickly than other liquids.

February 5, 2019


Working Against Gravity

Earth’s gravitational field is always pulling us toward the center of the Earth.

December 26, 2018


Mole Crickets Jump On Water

Would you believe there is a cricket that can jump on water?

October 30, 2018


Saying Hello To GJ273b

In 2017, a message was sent by European and American scientists in collaboration with Spain’s Sónar Music Festival toward Luyten’s star which is circled by a potentially habitable exoplanet called GJ273b.

October 26, 2018


A Beginner’s Guide To CERN

CERN researches basic aspects of the universe, such as light, the Big Bang, antimatter, black holes, gravity, and much more.

June 22, 2018


Paper Airplane Physics

Here are some of the physics behind a successful paper airplane.

June 20, 2018


I’m Ready For My Jetpack!

Our current jetpack technology only allows for a dangerous thirty-second ride.

November 16, 2017


Sometimes tests only look for narrow answers.

Student Protest on a Physics Exam

A student reminded his physics professor there is more than one correct way to solve a problem.

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