The birth of our universe happened at least 13 billion years ago—and you may have seen it on TV.
According to string theory, there are at least 10 dimensions of space, most of which are impossible for humans to perceive.
Before J. Robert Oppenheimer had a change of heart, some of his fellow scientists opposed the U.S. government’s plan to make and deploy an atomic bomb.
The enigmatic physicist at the center of Christopher Nolan's newest film may have come to regret being known as the “Father of the Atomic Bomb.”
Trillions of neutrinos zoom through you every second. Here's what you should know about these mysterious, nearly mass-less subatomic particles.
America’s greatest physicists assembled under the Manhattan Project to create the deadliest weapon the world had ever seen—an atomic bomb.
Researchers at MIT looked at "postmortem crème distribution" to see if two Oreo wafers can have an equal amount of filling after being twisted.
Marie Curie, who was born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, is still the only person to receive Nobel Prizes in two different sciences.
Once a simple patent clerk, Albert Einstein changed the world with his theories of special and general relativity.
If you can’t wrap your head around the physics of air travel, this video will illustrate it for you.
In this episode of Misconceptions, Justin Dodd breaks down some common misunderstandings about physics.
Marie and Pierre Curie admitted to not fully understanding the source of radioactivity. Could a psychic medium named Eusapia Palladino reveal some clues?
After Stephen Hawking’s death, Cambridge University announced plans to house his whole archive. Now, they need someone to help them organize it.
Metal expands, which you can’t exactly prevent—but certain baking sheets weather the storm better than others.
In this historic footage, you can watch Albert Einstein describe the scientific equation that made him famous.
Using a computer simulation, this video visualizes the many millions of balloons that would be needed to lift the house from Pixar's 'Up' in real life.
Putting metal in the microwave is never a good idea—especially if you're inspired by a viral social media hoax.
From spinning eggs to DIY slime, these at-home science experiments help you stay busy and learn a few things, too.
From the origins of our species to clues about the future of the universe, scientific discoveries achieved in the last decade transformed our understanding of our world. Here are 14 of the most momentous.