Inventors Design Lamp Powered Entirely by Gravity
The gravity-powered device uses a weight to generate up to 30 minutes of light as it descends.
Negative Temperatures That Are Hotter Than the Sun
Scientists have cooled potassium gas to one billionth of a degree below absolute zero. But in the quantum world, that’s actually “hotter” than the sun. How is that possible?
Chef Jack Bishop Breaks Down ‘The Science of Good Cooking’
America’s Test Kitchen chef Jack Bishop explains how science can sharpen your cooking skills.
Ask a Quantum Mechanic
Teleporting data, time travel, quantum computers. Sci-fi or science reality? ‘Quantum mechanic’ Seth Lloyd joins us to talk about the mysteries of the quantum world.
Searching for ‘The Particle at the End of the Universe’
Physicist Sean Carroll of Caltech talks about the search for the Higgs boson, and what comes next.
Plunging Into the Science of BASE Jumping
The physics and neuroscience of jumping off cliffs.
The SciFri Book Club Falls For Mr. Feynman
The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”
Spacecraft Records ‘Chorus’ of Space Sounds
What do Earthâ€™s radiation belts sound like? Wonder no more.
How One Guy Raised $1.3 Million for a Tesla Museum
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
The Secret to Making Ultrastrong ‘Gorilla Glass’
Gorilla Glass isn’t unbreakable. But it’s twice as durable as regular glass—at half the thickness.