Slices of PI

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

Though they typically employ the language of mathematics to describe nature, physicists sometimes find ideas are better conveyed in verse.
/Sep 17, 2018
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
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