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From puzzles to pop songs, physics has a way of touching every aspect of our lives. Why? Because science is awesome! These videos, posters, memes, and more celebrate the “fun” of fundamental physics.

Lasers are everywhere. They scan our groceries, fix our vision, level our crookedly hung paintings, cut metal, blast Imperial stormtroopers,…
/Sep 13, 2017
Fun facts to dazzle your friends while the solar eclipse dazzles millions.
/Aug 17, 2017
Perhaps the most amazing thing about our universe is that humans are capable of figuring out how it works. While…
/Aug 04, 2017
In May 2017, 11 of Canada’s largest science organizations converged on Cathedral High School in Hamilton, ON to offer the…
/Jul 20, 2017
Cutting-edge science met centuries-old traditions when researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing trekked to the Canadian territory of Nunavut…
/Jul 19, 2017
Canadians are a notoriously humble bunch, and we tend not to toot our collective horn about our achievements. (Sorry about…
/Jun 30, 2017
Making music with a pendulum, 75 pounds of rice, and imagination.
/Jun 21, 2017
What do you get when 11 of Canada’s top science organizations go back to high school for a day? One amazing…
/Jun 01, 2017
Physics World explores the enduring role of blackboards in theoretical physics, and invites you to test your physics knowledge with…
/Jun 01, 2017
The Truth is in the Stars: a panel on science and creativity Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Live panel discussion webcast:…
/May 18, 2017