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Fun Stuff

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.

Whether you’re headed back to school or just restarting your brain after a relaxing summer, here’s a handy guide to…
/Aug 29, 2018
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