Physics & Chemistry

Aug. 28, 2015

From Hawking, a New View of Black Holes

sean carol, stephen hawking, black hole

Jul. 24, 2015

In a Mountain of Data, Signs of a New Class of Particles

pentaquark, cern, large hadron collider

Jul. 17, 2015

Redefining the Kilogram

derek muller, jon pratt, kilo, kilogram

Jul. 10, 2015

Lollipops Meet Lasers in This Lab

lollipop, lollipops, fluid dynamics, tootsie pop, tootsie roll pop

May. 08, 2015

The Science Club Looks Into the Heart of the Sun

sun, science club, charles bergquist, ariel zych

Apr. 17, 2015

How ‘Dark’ Is Dark Matter?

dark matter, astrophysicist, richard massey, dark energy, gravity

Apr. 17, 2015

Geek Physics With Rhett Allain

rhett allain, geek physics, bubble wrap, superheroes, physics questions, pop culture

Apr. 10, 2015

News Roundup: The Birth of the Moon, E.T. Life, and LHC Season Two

large hadron collider, lhc, bbc, jonathan webb, moon, rachel feltman, speaking of science, physics, earth

Apr. 03, 2015

Cracking the Egg

egg, food failures, jeff potter, cooking for geeks, kitchen science

Mar. 27, 2015

Understanding the Dark Side of Physics

dark matter, physics, jodi cooley, dan hooper, steven weinberg, dark energy

Mar. 06, 2015

One Hundred Years of General Relativity

relativity, albert einstein, physics, michael turner, alex filippenko

Feb. 13, 2015

A Love Story, Set in the Multiverse

constellations, broadway, nick payne, play, multiverse, love

Jan. 23, 2015

Lasers Help Metal Resist Rust and Ice

water-resistance, water, metal, chunlei guo, physics, lasers

Jan. 23, 2015

Remembering the Moment Black Holes Went Mainstream

roger penrose, stephen hawking, black holes, physics, mathematicians

Dec. 26, 2014

Birdie in Flight

badminton, emily driscoll, birdie, flight

Dec. 19, 2014

Under the Influence of Beer Foam

princeton, fluids, fluid mechanics, beer, beer foam, coffee

Oct. 24, 2014

Meet ‘The Innovators’ Who Made the Digital Revolution

walter isaacson, innovators, innovation, tech, digital revolution, computer science, engineering

Oct. 10, 2014

How to Make Quark Soup

big bang, brookhaven national laboratory, quark, atoms, gluon, particle collider, paul sorensen, physics

Oct. 03, 2014

Dance and Physics Collide in ‘Quantum’

quantum, physics, particles, gilles jobin

Jun. 20, 2014

At Reed College, Nuclear Education That’s Really 'Hands-On'

nuclear reactor, reed college, portland, oregon, undergraduate, Cherenkov radiation, ilana novakoski

Jun. 13, 2014

The Science of the ‘Brazuca’

brazuca, jabulani, world cup, soccer, soccer ball, physics, simon choppin, sports

May. 23, 2014

Is It Possible to Make Matter From Light?

Nature Photonics, matter, light, photon

Apr. 04, 2014

Sir Roger Penrose: Cosmic Inflation Is ‘Fantasy’

roger penrose, physics, cosmic inflation, inflation, universe, big bang theory,

Mar. 21, 2014

Detecting the ‘Bang’ from the Big Bang

billions, 14 billino, 13.8 billion, gravity waves, cosmic inflation, cosmic microwave background

Mar. 07, 2014

‘Particle Fever’ Captures the Excitement of the Higgs Discovery

higgs boson, large hadron collider, cern, david kaplan, particle fever, search for the higgs boson, LHC

Feb. 28, 2014

This Fish Sucks

clingfish, suction, university of washington, friday harbor labs, adam summers

Feb. 14, 2014

In Wind Tunnels, Ski Jumpers Become Flying Machines

ski jump, lift, drag, ski jumping, aerodynamics

Feb. 14, 2014

For Some Olympians, Winning Medals Is All About Flow

timothy wei, skeleton, skeleton race, fluid dynamics

Feb. 07, 2014

Crafting the 'Fastest Ice on Earth'

ice, speed skating, utah, salt lake city, olympic oval

Feb. 07, 2014

Ice Science a Slippery Quandary for Physicists

ice, slippery, physics, meltwater, robert carpick

Jan. 31, 2014

Could There Be a Crisis in Physics?

physics, crisis in physics, higgs boson,

Jan. 31, 2014

Alan Alda’s Challenge to Scientists: Define Color

alan alda, flame challenge, what is a flame, what is color, color challenge, students

Jan. 24, 2014

Sara Paretsky: ‘Critical Mass’

sara paretsky, critical mass, detective, Marietta Blau

Jan. 17, 2014

Is the Universe Built on Math?

The Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality, physicist, Max Tegmark, cosmos, universe, reality

Jan. 10, 2014

Wine Science: Deconstructing ‘Terroir’ in the Lab

gavin sacks, terroir, wine, flavor, soil

Jan. 10, 2014

Out of the Bottle: Tricks of the Trade

wine, flavor, corked, tears, gavin sacks

Nov. 29, 2013

At STREB Action Lab, Dance and Physics Collide

lisa randall, dance, physics, forces, choreography, elizabeth streb, streb action lab

Nov. 22, 2013

When Water Flows Uphill

Leidenfrost Effect, water, university of bath

Nov. 01, 2013

Einstein's Real Breakthrough? Quantum Theory

einstein, relativity, theory of general relativity, quantum theory, albert einstein, douglas stone, a douglas stone, swabian

Oct. 04, 2013

Sifting Martian Soil and Dreaming of Future Expeditions

mars, martian soil, water, water on mars, curiosity, rover, curiosity rover, Laurie Leshin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, red planet, space week

Oct. 04, 2013

Radio Rewind: Leon Lederman

particle physics, standard model, unified theory, nobel prize, nobel laureate, leon lederman, fermilab, particle physics

Sep. 27, 2013

World’s Largest Neutrino Telescope Buried in Antarctic Ice

icecube neutrino observatory, antarctica, south pole, neutrino, deep space, Francis Halzen, telescope, ice

Sep. 13, 2013

Stephen Hawking Looks Back

Stephen Hawking, black holes, relativity, theoretical cosmologist

Aug. 23, 2013

A Robot Lab to Survey the Sea Floor

robots, hydrothermal vents, dna analysis, pcr, polymerase chain reaction, undersea, William Ussler, mbari, monterey bay aquarium research institute

Aug. 02, 2013

Engineering in Service of a Dark Art

light, microscopes, shadow puppets, performance, art, Tom McDonagh, rockefeller university

Jul. 12, 2013

Mysterious Radio Bursts, Sent From Deep Space

radio bursts, astronomy, quasars, pulsars, black holes, duncan lorimer, stephen hawking

Jun. 21, 2013

Physicists Find New Particle, Look for Answers

physics, cosmology, dark energy, dark matter, particle physics, quarks, subatomic particles, cern

May. 31, 2013

With Chemical Tweaks, Cement Becomes a Semiconductor

chemistry, physics, cement, semiconductor, metal, materials science, transparent aluminum

May. 17, 2013

Resetting the Theory of Time

time, cosmology, physics, Lee Smolin, Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

May. 17, 2013

When Great Scientists Got It Wrong

cosmology, physics, space, astronomy, Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein, Mario Livio

May. 10, 2013

Exploring an Ever-Expanding Universe

space, astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, galaxies, supernova, supernovae, expansion of the universe, saul perlmutter, adam riess,nobel prize

May. 03, 2013

Scientists Try to Take Antimatter's Measurements

antimatter, antihydrogen, antigravity, mass, matter, cern, lhc, Jeffrey Hangst, alpha

Apr. 05, 2013

Building Synthetic Tissues from Water Droplets?

water droplets, cooperating networks, shape, electrical signals, mechanical work, microfluidics, nanotechnology

Mar. 15, 2013

Physicists Tie Water Into Knots

William Irvine, Dustin Kleckner, University of Chicago, fluid knot, smoke ring

Mar. 01, 2013

A Natural Particle Accelerator, Far Above the Planet

van allen belts, radiation, space weather, accelerated electrons, solar wind

Jan. 25, 2013

Turning Girl Scout Cookies Into Graphene

graphene, chemistry, nanotechnology, nanomaterials, carbon, buckyballs, carbon nanotubes

Jan. 18, 2013

Inventors Design Lamp Powered Entirely by Gravity

light, lamp, led lamp, gravity, developing world, developing country, invention, engineering

Jan. 04, 2013

Cold-Water Fish Break the Ice with Antifreeze

chemistry, antifreeze, proteins, cold water fish, biochemistry, materials science

Jan. 04, 2013

Negative Temperatures That Are Hotter Than the Sun

cold, absolute zero, temperature, physics, statistics, particles, quantum, kelvin

Dec. 28, 2012

Chef Jack Bishop Breaks Down 'The Science of Good Cooking'

cooking, cuisine, baking, kitchen science, kitchen chemistry, test kitchen

Dec. 14, 2012

Ask a Quantum Mechanic

physics, quantum mechanic, quantum computing

Nov. 16, 2012

Searching for 'The Particle at the End of the Universe'

cern, large hadron collider, LHC, higgs boson, god particle, mass, higgs field, cosmology, physics

Oct. 26, 2012

Plunging Into the Science of BASE Jumping

physics, parachute, base jumping, skydiving, aerodynamics, flight, bernoulli principle, air, fear, focus

Oct. 26, 2012

The SciFri Book Club Falls For Mr. Feynman

physics, physicist, richard feynman, nanotechnology, lockpicks, lawrence krauss, space shuttle challenger, bongos, tuva

Oct. 19, 2012

Spacecraft Records 'Chorus' of Space Sounds

Chorus, electromagnetic phenomenon, plasma waves, Earth's radiation belts, Radiation Belt Storm Probes, killer electrons, charged particles, electromagnetic fields

Oct. 19, 2012

How One Guy Raised $1.3 Million for a Tesla Museum

nikola tesla, thomas edison, the oatmeal, crowdfunding, wardenclyffe, crowdsourced donations, tesla museum, goddamn tesla museum

Oct. 12, 2012

The Secret to Making Ultrastrong 'Gorilla Glass'

gorilla glass, corning, borosillicate glass, soda ash glass, alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass, ion exchange, iphone, ipad, ipod

Oct. 12, 2012

2012 Nobel Prizes Recognize Pioneering Science

nobel prize, physiology, medicne, physics, chemistry, 2012 nobel prizes, sweden

Sep. 14, 2012

Wind Power Plentiful, Study Says

wind energy, terawatts, power, electricity, wind turbines, renewable energy, tax credits

Sep. 07, 2012

Seeing Through the Smoke -- The Secrets in a Cigarette

smoking, quitting smoking, tobacco, cigarettes, cigarette additives, how to quit smoking, cigarette ingredients, nicotine vaccine, addiction

Sep. 07, 2012

Oregon Power Project Needs the Motion of the Ocean

wave power, renewable energy, ocean generator, Oregon Wave Energy Trust

Sep. 07, 2012

Tour a Bat Cave

echolocation, bats, nature, thermal imaging, thermal camera, bat cave, cave morphology

Aug. 17, 2012

Massive “Phoenix Cluster” Supersizes Star Creation

galaxy, galaxies, star formation, star creation, astronomy, cosmology, physics, South Pole Telescope, antarctica, Phoenix Cluster, black hole

Aug. 10, 2012

Amidst Rocky Peaks, Physicists Ponder the Universe

physics, cosmology, astrophysics, higgs boson, extra dimensions, string theory

Jul. 27, 2012

Ask an Astrophysicist

astrophysics, astrophysicist, nobel prize winner, dark energy, cosmology, cosmologist, universe, expansion, space

Jul. 20, 2012

Sniffing Out the Science Behind Sports Doping

olympics, olympic games, london 2012, athletics, athletes, sports, doping, performance enhancing drugs, sports medicine, drug testing, hormones

Jul. 13, 2012

Silk Stretches Drugs’ Shelf Life to New Lengths

medicine, vaccines, drugs, silk, biomedical engineering, vaccine preservation

Jul. 06, 2012

At Long Last, The Higgs Particle... Maybe

physics, particle physics, quantum, higgs boson, LHC, large hadron collider, cern fermilab, tevatron, god particle, mass

Jun. 29, 2012

Spider-Man Gets a Physics Lesson

spider-man, spiderman, peter parker, radioactive spider, superhero, superheroes, physics

Jun. 22, 2012

More to the Universe Than Meets the Eye

dark matter, dimensions, universe, cosmology, dark matter

Jun. 22, 2012

Can 3D Printers Reshape the World?

maker, fabricator, fabrication, manufacturing, templates, DIY, 3d printing, technology

Jun. 01, 2012

Lightning Bug of a Different Color

bioluminescence, millipede, insect, glowing, entomology

May. 25, 2012

What's The Secret To Great Tomato Flavor?

tomato, vegetable, farming, agriculture, food science, flavor, taste, aroma, chemistry

May. 04, 2012

Is Thorium a Magic Bullet for Our Energy Problems?

energy, thorium, nuclear power, alternative energy

Mar. 30, 2012

Why Don’t Spiders Get Stuck In Their Webs?

spiders webs spiderwebs arachnids film video

Mar. 23, 2012

Making the Shift To Electric Vehicles

car vehicle transportation

Mar. 23, 2012

Alan Alda Asks Scientists 'What Is A Flame?'

flame oxidation science communication stem alda

Mar. 16, 2012

Adam Riess: One Cosmic Puzzle Solved, Many To Go

riess, dark energy, nobel prize, cosmology, supernovae

Mar. 09, 2012

Dark Matter Just Got More Mysterious

space, dark matter, mass, cosmology

Mar. 02, 2012

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Exploring Cosmic Frontiers

space, astronomy, exploration

Feb. 24, 2012

Reaching For The Limits of Tiny Transistors

computer transistor engineering technology

Feb. 24, 2012

Secret Life Of Ice

flora ice

Feb. 24, 2012

Powering Up...With A Microbial Fuel Cell

microbes, atmosphere, satellites, space, electricity, fuel cell

Feb. 17, 2012

Approved Reactors Could Power Up Nuclear Industry

nuclear energy, nuclear power, electricity

Feb. 17, 2012

Concrete’s Role As A Building Block In History

concrete, materials, building, engineering, civil engineering

Feb. 03, 2012

IBEX Spacecraft Intercepts ‘Alien’ Particles

ibex, space, interstellar wind, interstellar medium

Jan. 27, 2012

How ‘Space Weather’ Affects Planes And Power Grids

sun solar flare space weather

Jan. 27, 2012

Magnetic Soap May Help Clean Up Spilled Oil

soap, surfactant, magets, magetism, materials, chemistry

Jan. 27, 2012

Ode To Ice

ice, water, video

Jan. 20, 2012

Innovative Projects Tap Renewable Energy Sources

energy, renewable, wind, geothermal, volcano

Jan. 13, 2012

Kepler Telescope Spots Tiniest Exoplanets Yet

astronomy, space, aas

Jan. 13, 2012

Making A Computer From Bubbles

bubble, computer, fluidics, computation, digital logic, fluidics

Jan. 13, 2012

Lawrence Krauss On ‘A Universe From Nothing’

space, dark energy, dimensions, energy, cosmology

Jan. 06, 2012

Levitating Fruit Flies To Learn About Space Travel

flight, weightless, levitiation, magnet

Dec. 30, 2011

Year in Review: Science Stories of 2011

2011, new year's, retrospective, year in review

Dec. 23, 2011

Building Bridges From Plastic Shampoo Bottles

bridge, engineering, concrete, plastic, recycling

Dec. 23, 2011

The Science Behind ‘Breaking Bad’

chemistry, film, television, meth

Dec. 16, 2011

Physicists Find ‘Hints’ of Elusive Higgs Boson

physics, cern, lhc, atlas, particles, quarks

Dec. 16, 2011

Exploring The Science Of Flying, From Your Window Seat

flight, aeronatics, engineering, airplane, helicopter, cell phone, fly, flying, flight

Dec. 09, 2011

Python Could Help Treat Heart Disease

python, snake, biochemistry, heart, metabolism

Nov. 18, 2011

Solar Sector At War Over Cheap Chinese Panels

solar industry, solar panels, renewable energy

Nov. 18, 2011

Balloon Scientists Prepare For Thanksgiving Day Parade

flora, film, thanksgiving, baloons, parade, engineering

Nov. 04, 2011

Pondering the Possibility of Non-constant ‘Constants’

space cosmology physics constant alpha fine structure constant

Oct. 28, 2011

Brian Greene Explains ‘The Fabric Of The Cosmos’

physics, cosmology, string theory, reality, dimensions

Oct. 21, 2011

Video Pick: Jack-O-Lantern 2.0

pumpkin flora film halloween pumpkin carving

Oct. 21, 2011

Science Diction: The Origins of the Bunsen Burner

chemistry history bunsen burner meker burner flame

Oct. 14, 2011

Using DNA To Shape Nanostructures

engineering nanomaterials nanotecnology nanoscale crystal structure

Oct. 14, 2011

Searching For Meaning In A Cheap Toaster

materials invetion engineering toaster maker

Oct. 14, 2011

More Reasons To Eat Your Fruits And Veggies

veggies vegetables greens oxidation dna genetics health

Oct. 07, 2011

Physics Nobelists Observed An Accelerating Universe

nobel prize, astronomy, physics, cosmology, supernova, dark energy

Oct. 07, 2011

Video Pick: Mapping Flames

flora film video

Sep. 30, 2011

Physicist Lisa Randall On Cosmology And The LHC

space time physics cosmology

Aug. 26, 2011

Elusive Higgs Boson Still Hiding From Physicists

higgs, cern, lhc, higgs boson, physics, particle physics

Aug. 26, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of ‘Chemistry’

alchemy, chemistry, words, history

Jul. 29, 2011

Looking to Nature For Material Inspiration

biomaterials, solar cells, batteries, nanostructures

Jul. 22, 2011

A Tale Of Two Addicts: Freud, Halsted And Cocaine

markel, diction, addiction, cocoaine, coca, freud, halstead

Jul. 15, 2011

In Battle Of The Bulbs, It’s Watts Vs. Lumens

bulb, lightbulb, electricity, cfl, led lighting, efficiency

Jul. 08, 2011

Switching The Energy Economy Of San Antonio

energy electricity smart grid infrastructure texas

Jul. 01, 2011

High Tech Meets High Art In ‘Modernist Cuisine’

cooking food biology lab DIY

Jun. 24, 2011

Forecasting ‘Dead Zone’ Conditions in the Gulf

gulf water runoff hypoxia river drianage dead zone marine

Jun. 24, 2011

Creating Reservoirs Under Roads And Parking Lots

pavement asphalt sidewalk concnrete engineering runoff water

Jun. 17, 2011

In A Flash Of Gamma-Rays A Star Is Gone

astronomy black hole space galaxy gamma ray busrt

Jun. 10, 2011

Researchers Trap Antimatter For Record 16 Minutes

physics antimatter cern

Jun. 10, 2011

Building A Better Electric Grid

grid electric utility power energy

Jun. 03, 2011

Researchers Make A Stink To Fight Mosquitoes

bug insect repellant mosquito

Jun. 03, 2011

Probing The Sun’s Spots

video, flora, sun solar star physics

Jun. 03, 2011

Charting the Local Universe

astronomy cosmology map chart

May. 20, 2011

Re-evaluating the Fukushima Nuclear Situation

nuclear, energy, disaster, japan, reactor, earthquake, radiation

May. 20, 2011

Office Hours with Michio Kaku

video flora film desktop diary kaku physics

May. 20, 2011

Celebrating The Superconductor, As It Turns 100

physics, superconductivity, materials science

May. 13, 2011

The Physics Of Setting Leaves Aflame

film video flora lens leaf sun light

May. 06, 2011

Pick Of The Week: Fluorescent Rocks

video pick flora rocks fluorescence

May. 06, 2011

Proof That Einstein Got It Right

physics, relativity, einstein, space, cosmology

Apr. 29, 2011

Cape Wind Project Wins Construction Approval

wind energy turbine

Apr. 29, 2011

Electric Car Gets Its Revenge

electric cars energy transportation

Apr. 22, 2011

Google Gives Mojave Solar Project A Boost

solar energy, google, brightsource, ivanpah, mojave, environment, tortoise

Apr. 15, 2011

Assessing Nuclear Power's Safety

nuclear, energy, disaster, japan, reactor, earthquake, radiation

Apr. 08, 2011

Growing The Technology For Artificial Leaves

photosynthesis, hydrogen, fuel cells

Apr. 01, 2011

Sorting Out the Alphas, Betas and Gammas of Radiation

radioactive, radiation, nuclear, contamination

Mar. 25, 2011

Did Ancient Eruptions Form Life's Building Blocks?

spark flask, miller ury, sulfur, lightning, life

Mar. 18, 2011

Update On Japan's Malfunctioning Nuclear Reactors

japan, earthquake, tsunami, nuclear, radioactive

Mar. 04, 2011

Brian Greene on The Hidden Reality

physics, cosmology, universe, multiverse, string theory, theoretical physics

Feb. 11, 2011

Cracking the Cool Science of Ice

ice, water, winter

Feb. 04, 2011

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

dog, canine, cancer, biomarker, health, small, odor

Jan. 14, 2011

Visual Biography Explores Love and Radium

curie radioactive radium art

Jan. 14, 2011

The Poles, They Are A Changin'

geomagnetism, geophysics, magnetic field

Jan. 14, 2011

Tracking Carbon Through Your Gut And Beyond

carbon cycle, digestion, body, energy, fuel, food

Jan. 07, 2011

Building a Nano-Yarn

yarn, fabric, nanotechnology, fiber

Dec. 31, 2010

Amir Aczel Looks At The LHC

amir aczel cern lhc physics

Dec. 31, 2010

Don't Cork That Champagne

champagne new years food

Dec. 03, 2010

The Science of Beer and Brewing

beer, brewing, fermentation

Nov. 26, 2010

Science Friday, 1991: The Ozone Hole

archives, ozone hole, global warming

Nov. 19, 2010

Antimatter Trapped

atom, physics, particles astornomy, antimatter, energy

Nov. 19, 2010

How Music Works

music, art, physics

Nov. 19, 2010

Video Pick: Rapunzel Hair Physics

physics, hair, rapunzel, movie

Nov. 19, 2010

Science Diction: Atom

science diction, words, word files, word philes, atom

Nov. 12, 2010

Spooky Science: Quantum Entanglement

physics, particles, relativity, entangled

Oct. 29, 2010

Lungs, Taste, and Asthma

taste, sensation, receptor, taste buds, asthma, lung, breathing

Oct. 22, 2010

Ira Asks: How Do They Make Eyeglasses?

eyeglasses, vision, sight, eye, lens, optometrist, optician

Oct. 22, 2010

Yellow Dirt

radiaition, mining, navajo, indian, environment

Oct. 15, 2010

A Highway for Wind Power

power, wind energy

Oct. 08, 2010

Physics Nobel for Graphene

graphene, physics, carbon, nanotechnology

Oct. 01, 2010

Isolating Atoms

optical tweezers, physics, atoms, atomic

Sep. 24, 2010

Testing Relativity With Better Clocks

time, relativity, clocks, einstein

Sep. 17, 2010

Strange Physics: Dark Flow, Fine Structure Constant

astronomy, cosmology, dark flow, physics

Sep. 10, 2010

Happy Birthday, Buckyballs!

chemistry, buckyballs, buckminsterfullerene, c60

Sep. 10, 2010

How To Rate Energy Star?

energy star, rating, energy efficiency

Sep. 10, 2010


swarm insect behavior

Aug. 27, 2010

Solar / Wind Energy Update

wind, solar, renewable energy

Aug. 27, 2010

Undersea Oil-Eating Bacteria

oil spill, bp, gulf of mexico

Aug. 27, 2010

The Science of Smell

smell, aroma, scent

Aug. 06, 2010

Cooking for Geeks

kitchen, cooking, chemistry, food

Aug. 06, 2010

BPA in Store Receipts

bpa, plastics, hormone, estrogen

Jul. 30, 2010


materials science, silk, fiber, spider

Jul. 16, 2010

Future Fibers

fibers, electronics, functional materials, smart fabrics

Jul. 16, 2010

The Incredible Shrinking Proton?

physics, proton, measurement, size

Jul. 02, 2010

Got Garlic? The Science of Alliums

onions, garlic, alliums, chemistry

Jun. 25, 2010

Medical Marijuana

cannabis, marijuana, weed

Jun. 18, 2010

Science Diction: X-Ray

xray, x-ray, word files, word philes science diction

Jun. 11, 2010

Titan's Chemistry and the Search for Life

titan cassini hydrogen saturn

Jun. 11, 2010

Food Allergies

food allergy, anaphalaxis, allergies, immune system, immunity

Jun. 11, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Bubble Physics

flora, film, bubbles, video

Jun. 04, 2010

Summer Science: Lightning

lightning, storms, weather

May. 28, 2010

Astronomy Meeting Highlights

physics, astronomy, space, tevatron, science news

May. 07, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Bioluminescence

flora, video, film, bioluminescence

May. 07, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill: Ecological Effects

oil spill, oil slick, ecosystem, biology

Apr. 30, 2010

Cape Wind Project Moves Forward

wind energy, cape wind, wind power, wind farm

Apr. 30, 2010

Biofuel Roundup

biofuel, energy, alternative energy

Apr. 23, 2010

'Into Eternity' Film

nuclear, yucca mountian, waste,

Apr. 09, 2010

Wind Power

wind, energy, power, electricity

Apr. 02, 2010

Deborah Blum and The Poisoner's Handbook

poison, blum, forensics, crime, history

Apr. 02, 2010

Collisions at the LHC

cern, physics, lhc, particles

Mar. 26, 2010

Chemistry Roundup

chemistry, acs, meeting, science news

Mar. 19, 2010

New Play Lays Lenin to Rest

theater, theatre, play, embalmers, lenin, stalin, russia

Mar. 05, 2010

Nuclear Technologies

nuclear power, fission, nuclear energy, reactor

Mar. 05, 2010

About a Mountain

yucca mountain, nuclear waste, radioactive

Feb. 26, 2010

No Small Matter

nanoscale, art, photography, frankel,whitesides

Feb. 05, 2010

Gene Doping in Sports

sports, olympics, athletics, genetics, gene

Jan. 29, 2010

Time, Space, and Other Big Questions

time, space, cosmology, physics

Jan. 22, 2010

BPA and the FDA

bpa, plastic, health

Jan. 15, 2010

Looking Back on the Laser

laser, invention, optics, maser

Jan. 15, 2010

A Solar Deal for China

solar energy, solar power, esolar, thermal solar

Jan. 15, 2010

Adjusting the Doomsday Clock

clock, catastrophe, seconds to midnight

Dec. 25, 2009

The Physics of Santa

santa, physics, humor

Dec. 25, 2009

Frank Oppenheimer Biography

history, physics, exploratorium

Dec. 04, 2009

LHC Returns To Service

lch, cern, fermilab, tevatron, particle physics

Nov. 20, 2009

Chemistry And Personal Solar Power

solar power, alternative energy, solar cell

Nov. 20, 2009

Big Bang Theory

big bang theory, television, tv, sitcom, cbs

Nov. 13, 2009

Solar Sail Spacecraft

spaceflight, solar sail, sagan, lightsail

Oct. 16, 2009

Creating Memories

brain, memory, learning, neuron, memory

Oct. 16, 2009

Surveying the Heliosphere

sun, space, heliosphere, ena, charged particles, solar wind

Oct. 02, 2009

Can Bats and Wind Power Get Along?

wind, bats, energy, power, alternative energy

Oct. 02, 2009

'The Strangest Man,' Paul Dirac

physics, history, dirac, quantum

Sep. 25, 2009

They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science

perfchat, tmbg, giants, performance chat, music, art

Sep. 18, 2009

Studying Comet Contents

comet, stardust, amino acid

Sep. 04, 2009

Small Things Considered

nanotech, graphene, nanotubes

Aug. 21, 2009

Uncovering Hidden Paintings

art science painting x ray technology

Aug. 14, 2009

The Cheese Chronicles

cheese agriculture farm food chemistry

Aug. 07, 2009

Southern California Utilities Go Solar

solar, energy, power, electric, alternative energy

Jul. 17, 2009

Building Functional Fibers

fiber camera, yoel fink, photonics, light, fabric, cloth

Jul. 17, 2009

Paint the Town White

white, enery, carbon dioxide, co2, white, albedo, reflectivity

Jul. 03, 2009

A New Type Of Black Hole

astronomy, physics, spcae. black holes, gravity

Jul. 03, 2009

Some Projects to Try on Your Summer Vacation (Or Perhaps Not)

diy, experiemnts, chemistry, physics, risk, dangerous

Jun. 26, 2009

Hydrogen Storage in Chicken Feathers?

hydrogen, energy, carbon, power,

Jun. 26, 2009

Wind Energy Potential

wind power, wind energy, alternative energy

Jun. 26, 2009

Summer Science Movies

science fiction, film, movies, art

Jun. 12, 2009

Colliding Planets (Don't Panic)

planet, colllision

Jun. 05, 2009

New Fusion Facility

fusion, nuclear, research, physics

Jun. 05, 2009

Future of Nuclear Energy

nuclear, energy, physics, environment

Jun. 05, 2009

Newton and the Counterfeiter

newton, physics, history, levenson

May. 29, 2009

The Invention of the Telescope

telescope, optics, galileo, history

May. 22, 2009

Concrete and Carbon

concrete, manufacture, carbon footprint, climate change

Apr. 17, 2009

'End Days' Play

theater, play, drama, end days, arts

Apr. 03, 2009

Big Questions in Cosmology

cosmology, physics, origins, arizona

Mar. 27, 2009


watchmen, comic, physics

Mar. 20, 2009

Physicist Lisa Randall on Space, Time, and Hidden Dimensions

space, cosmology, dimensions, physics

Mar. 20, 2009

Nobel Chemist Harry Kroto and Buckyballs

chemistry, materials, fullerenes, carbon

Mar. 13, 2009

Particle Hunters

physics, particle physics, higgs boson, quarks, tevatron, cern, lhc

Mar. 13, 2009

Building a Better Battery

battery, lithium, rechargable mbatteries, cars

Mar. 13, 2009

Scientists on Wall Street

market, economics, stocks, wall street

Feb. 27, 2009

A Big Solar Deal for California

solar, energy, electricity

Feb. 13, 2009

What's a Smart Grid?

electricity, energy, power, smart grid

Jan. 30, 2009

Learning Facts vs Learning to Reason

education, science, reasoning

Jan. 16, 2009

Fish and Mercury

mercury, fish, seafood, brain

Jan. 16, 2009

50 Years of Pheromones

phereomones, signalling

Jan. 09, 2009

Third-Hand Smoke

smoking, smoke, health, cancer

Jan. 09, 2009

Building Nanobristle Structures

nanotech, aizenberg, nanostructures, nanomaterials

Jan. 09, 2009

Diabetes Research Update

diabetes, resveratrol , wine, grapes, insulin, apelin

Dec. 19, 2008

Dark Energy Confirmed

astronomy, physics, astrophysics, dark energy, einstein, cosmological constant

Dec. 05, 2008

Physics for Future Presidents

physics, science policy

Nov. 07, 2008

Vitamin B3 and Alzheimer's

brain, alzheimer's, neurology, vitmain

Nov. 07, 2008

Diabetes Research News

diabetes, resveratrol , wine, grapes, insulin, apelin

Nov. 07, 2008

New Renewable Energy Journal

energy, renewables, solar, wind

Oct. 17, 2008

A Spark in a Flask and the Origins of Life

life, miller urey, miller-urey, organic chemistry, astrobiology

Oct. 03, 2008

Looking at Magnetic Fields in a Distant Galaxy

galaxy, formation, magnetic field

Sep. 26, 2008

Trouble at the Large Hadron Collider

cern, lhc, large hadron collider, physics

Sep. 26, 2008

Solar Winds

sun, solar wind, ulysses, cosmic rays

Sep. 26, 2008

Solar Energy Store

solar energy, photovoltaic

Aug. 29, 2008

Large Hadron Collider Set to Start Up

LHC, cern, high energy physics, large hadron collider

Aug. 22, 2008

Nanoantenna Sheets Harvest Energy

nanoantenna, solar energy

Aug. 22, 2008

Chemistry News Roundup

chemistry, acs meeting, energy

Aug. 15, 2008

Self Assembly for Building Nanoscale Patterns

nanotechnology, self assembly

Aug. 15, 2008

What Put The Heat in Chili Peppers?

chile peppers, chili peppers, capsaicins, pepper plants

Aug. 15, 2008

Towards a Super Lens -- Or Invisibility?

diffraction, refraction, optics, metamaterial

Aug. 01, 2008

Olympic Air

air pollution, olympics, beijing, china

Jul. 25, 2008

Deep-Sea Carbon Sequestration

basalt, carbon sequestration, global warming, carbon dioxide

Jul. 18, 2008

Eco-Boat Breaks Speed Record

boat, biofuels, carbon footprint

Jul. 11, 2008

The Scoop on Soil

soil, dirt, ecology, carbon sequestration

Jul. 04, 2008

Batter Up!

baseball, bat, maple, wod, ash, emerald ash borer

Jul. 04, 2008

Nuclear Family Vacation

atomic, nuclear, defense, weaponry, cold war

Jun. 27, 2008

The Sweet Smell of Science

smell, scent, aroma, olfaction, senses

Jun. 20, 2008

Coffee Smell Wakes Up Genes

coffee, stress, genetics, sleep

Jun. 20, 2008

Art Conservation and Preservation

art conservation, art preservation, art restoration

May. 23, 2008

Nanotube Safety

nanotube, nanotechnology, health, environment

May. 16, 2008

The Science of Brewing

beer, brewing, ale, pilsner, milwaukee, wisconsin

May. 09, 2008

Weedkiller Worries

atrazine, pesticides, chemical, hormonal, hormone, endocrine

May. 09, 2008

The Missing Memristor?

memristor, electronics, circuit, computers, physics

May. 02, 2008

Salty Water for Better Tomatoes?

tomato, water, antioxidants

Apr. 11, 2008

Looking forward to LHC

cern, lhc, collider, physics

Apr. 11, 2008

Biofuels Research Roundup

biofuel, energy, transportaion, chemistry, ethanol

Feb. 22, 2008

Gecko-Inspired Bandages for Medical Use

gecko, medicine, nanostructures, biomimetics

Feb. 08, 2008


biofuels, alterantive energy, biodiesel, gasoline, ethanol

Feb. 08, 2008

Nanoscale Radio Shows Carbon Electronics Potential

radio, carbon nanotube, transitor, electronics

Feb. 01, 2008

Solar Energy Update

solar, energy, power

Dec. 14, 2007

Toxic Homes and Household Toxins

toxins, toxic chemicals, household chemicals, toxic house

Dec. 07, 2007

Did Life Start in Mica?

life, urey, primordial soup, biochemistry

Nov. 23, 2007

Why is the Universe Right for Life?

davies, cosmology, life, universe, philosophy

Nov. 16, 2007

Hydrogen from a Bacterial Brew

energy, hydrogen, bacteria

Nov. 09, 2007

Cosmic Rays Tracked

space, cosmic rays, astronomy

Oct. 12, 2007

Printing Living Cells

cells, biotechnology, bioengineering

Oct. 12, 2007

Helium Shortage

helium, chemistry, gases, resources

Sep. 28, 2007

Global Warming Fix

climate, engineering, gaia

Sep. 21, 2007

Airplane Air

airplane, air, breathe

Aug. 03, 2007

Small And Unsafe? Concerns About Nanotechnology

nanotechnology, epa, environment

Jul. 13, 2007

Paper Or Plastic? Packaging Goes Green

packaging, products, recycling, paper, plastic

Jul. 06, 2007

New Biography Focuses On Einstein's Creativity

einstein, franklin, isaacson


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