Slices of PI

A series of fun, monthly dispatches about science designed for social sharing.

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
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
A touch of luck sometimes nudges the scientific process in interesting directions.
/Jan 18, 2018
Five, seven, and five / The structure of a haiku / Here’s some on physics.
/Nov 23, 2017
Recognize women who changed science with this free collection of print-at-home posters.
/Oct 18, 2017
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