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Slices of PI

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

Every snowflake is a unique marvel of physics, thermodynamics, chemistry, and pure natural beauty. Try to remember that next time…

Test your knowledge of all things great and small.

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

Whether you’re headed back to school or just restarting your brain after a relaxing summer, here’s a handy guide to…

A century ago, Emmy Noether published a theorem that would change mathematics and physics. Here’s an all-ages guided tour through…

Science is typically written in the language of mathematics – formulae and numbers and equations – to precisely describe the…

The music of the cosmos can be eerie, jarring, and surprisingly beautiful.

There’s beauty on the blackboard.

Quantum mechanics has a reputation for being one of the trickiest subjects to wrap one’s brain around. But there’s plenty…

A touch of luck sometimes nudges the scientific process in interesting directions.