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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.

A century ago, Emmy Noether published a theorem that would change mathematics and physics. Here’s an all-ages guided tour through…
/Jul 23, 2018
Science is typically written in the language of mathematics – formulae and numbers and equations – to precisely describe the…
/Jun 21, 2018
Why do we have rainbows and not rainsquares? And what does it look like once you’re inside a rainbow? Let’s…
/Jun 01, 2018
The music of the cosmos can be eerie, jarring, and surprisingly beautiful.
/May 23, 2018
Quantum mechanics has a reputation for being one of the trickiest subjects to wrap one’s brain around. But there’s plenty…
/Feb 15, 2018
Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 at 7 PM ET Tickets for seats in the theatre are now sold out. The live…
/Feb 05, 2018
Radiation is about more than Godzilla and zombies.
/Feb 01, 2018
We asked you to help us choose who to highlight next in our poster series celebrating women in science. You…
/Jan 24, 2018
A touch of luck sometimes nudges the scientific process in interesting directions.
/Jan 18, 2018