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Slices of PI

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

Somewhat less prestigious than the Nobel Prize, but much more hilarious, the Ig Nobel Prize annually lauds research worth commemorating…
/Oct 17, 2019
Impress your friends – or your teachers – with these fun and quick physics Q&As.
/Sep 20, 2019
Add a little scientific wonder to your smartphone, tablet, or computer with these thought-provoking wallpapers.
/Aug 28, 2019
We asked a bunch of scientists to recommend their favourite science podcasts, and here’s what they told us.
/Jul 30, 2019
What’s in a name? For the scientists behind these marvelous monikers, it seems a catchy acronym is key.
/Jul 02, 2019
Download free high-res posters showcasing the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration and the groundbreaking image it attained of the M87 black…
/Apr 10, 2019
Somewhere deep in space, ultrafast fireworks are going off, releasing as much energy in a single millisecond burst as our…
/Feb 25, 2019
Equations have their own intrinsic beauty. But as graphic gateways to befuddling physics go, there are few forays more fun…
/Jan 16, 2019
What do you get for someone who has (a theory of) everything?
/Dec 18, 2018
Every snowflake is a unique marvel of physics, thermodynamics, chemistry, and pure natural beauty. Try to remember that next time…
/Nov 21, 2018