For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves—the last unproven part of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Steve Erenberg collects early scientific and medical instruments that are also things of beauty.
Pressure is a huge challenge for deep ocean explorers. Learn how pressure changes with depth and explore its effects on compressible solids in this series of experiments, demonstrations, and real-life data collected aboard the E/V Nautilus.
The theoretical physicist discusses the expanding universe and the infinite possibilities it brings.
What can we learn from the Griswolds' many mishaps?
The story behind the Kurt Vonnegut story about an antiwar scientist named Professor Barnhouse.
A team of physicists have repurposed two satellites launched into the wrong orbit as an experiment to test one aspect of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.