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Slices of PI

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

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
Canadians are a notoriously humble bunch, and we tend not to toot our collective horn about our achievements. (Sorry about…
/Jun 30, 2017
The true power of science is that it perpetually refines our understanding based on new evidence.
/Apr 26, 2017
The James Webb Space Telescope will be an incredible new eyepiece on the universe.
/Mar 24, 2017
Small but mighty, neutron stars pack unbelievable mass into a tiny space – and that’s just part of what makes…
/Feb 23, 2017
Two of the most powerful words in science might just be “Wanna bet?”
/Jan 26, 2017
Sometimes it only takes one moment – a chance encounter, or a stroke of luck – to spark a lifelong…
/Nov 15, 2016