Ever Wonder Why Big Cereal Chunks Are Always On Top?
The science of the “brazil nut effect” has implications from drug manufacturing to avalanche planning.
India Suffering Under A Deadly Second Wave Of COVID-19
Yesterday, India reported nearly 380,000 new COVID-19 cases in just one day. And the number of deaths has reached nearly 4,000.
Ask An Expert: What The Heck Are Microplastics?
We create them, we eat them, we breathe them in. But what effect do microplastics have on our bodies and our planet?
The Future Of Plastics
How we make—and dispose of—plastics is one of our biggest environmental challenges. Here are some potential solutions.
Particle Behavior Disobeys Laws Of Physics As We Know Them
Plus, how your weather forecast will change next month.
Experiment With Bumblebee Static Electricity
Bumble bees create and feel the buzz of static electricity, and you can too. Use simple household items to investigate static charges.
Signs The Standard Model Of Physics May Be Incomplete
Results of experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN have scientists questioning one of physics’ most important models.
Why Hawaii Is The Perfect Place For Rainbows
From sacred symbols to colorful displays of physics, local experts in Hawaii seek to understand the natural wonders of rainbows.
The Rainbow Connection—To Physics
Many say that Hawaii is the rainbow capital of the world. What conditions make these multicolored wonders so abundant?
Does A Vaccine Help You If You’ve Already Had COVID-19?
Recent studies showing that a single dose of vaccine could boost immunity for former COVID-19 patients.