When Water Flows Uphill
Researchers test ridged surfaces in order to control the movements of hot water.
Einstein’s Real Breakthrough? Quantum Theory
Einstein is best known for relativity, but was his quantum theory more revolutionary?
Sifting Martian Soil and Dreaming of Future Expeditions
Recent analyses of Martian soil have found significant amounts of water.
Radio Rewind: Leon Lederman
Physicist Leon Lederman discusses the Standard Model versus a Unified Theory of particle physics.
World’s Largest Neutrino Telescope Buried in Antarctic Ice
The IceCube telescope detects over 100,000 neutrinos every year.
10 Questions for Donna Nelson, Breaking Bad’s Science Muse
The organic chemistry professor helps the Emmy-winning series make scientific sense.
Stephen Hawking Looks Back
Stephen Hawking says that, were he to start from scratch, he wouldn’t focus on physics.
A Robot Lab to Survey the Sea Floor
Researchers are developing a DNA-sampling robot for undersea exploration.
Engineering in Service of a Dark Art
A biologist takes shadow puppetry to the next level.
Mysterious Radio Bursts, Sent From Deep Space
Physicists say the distant radio blasts could be traces of evaporating black holes.