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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…
/Nov 21, 2018
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