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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.

Early computers were room-sized mechanical brains complete with wheels, shafts, and cranks. Then the playful and ingenious Claude Shannon came…
/Dec 05, 2019
Test and expand your knowledge of our galactic home with this quiz about the Milky Way.
/Nov 13, 2019
Somewhat less prestigious than the Nobel Prize, but much more hilarious, the Ig Nobel Prize annually lauds research worth commemorating…
/Oct 17, 2019
Enter for your chance to win this money-can’t-buy science adventure.
/Sep 23, 2019
Impress your friends – or your teachers – with these fun and quick physics Q&As.
/Sep 20, 2019
There are two connected reasons why rubber is stretchy. One has to do with what rubber looks like deep down…
/Sep 04, 2019
Add a little scientific wonder to your smartphone, tablet, or computer with these thought-provoking wallpapers.
/Aug 28, 2019
When teams from The Amazing Race Canada dashed into Perimeter Institute, the gravity of their challenge left some racers befuddled…
/Aug 13, 2019
We asked a bunch of scientists to recommend their favourite science podcasts, and here’s what they told us.
/Jul 30, 2019
Watch the trailer for Secrets of the Universe, a 3D science adventure coming soon to a giant screen near you.
/Jul 19, 2019