5 Physics Phenomena Explained

Last week, Veritasium released a video...

Physicists Manage To Slow Down Light In A Vacuum

The fact that the speed of light in a vacuum is a...

How Einsteins General Theory Of Relativity Killed Off Common-Sense Physics

Gravity ties our bodies to planet Earth but it does not define the limits of the soaring human mind. In November 1915 exactly...

10 Mind-Bending Paradoxes That Will Leave You Stumped

Paradoxes can be found everywhere, from ecology to geometry and from logic to chemistry. Even the machine you’re using to read this list has...

Scientists Discover New Form Of Carbon That Can Make Diamonds At Room Temperature

Scientists from North Carolina State University have discovered a new form of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, and it has some unusual properties: Q-carbon is...

Why Are Most Airplane Windows Rounded?

Now thatthe mystery of that little hole in airplane windows has been...

The Abandoned Texas Supercollider That Dwarfed The LHC

Youve probably heard of CERN's Large Hadron Collider, the home of the particle accelerator on the French-Swiss borderwhich discovered the Higgsboson. But you might not...

Beyond Invisibility: Engineering Light With Metamaterials

Since ancient times, people have experimented with light, cherishing shiny metals like...

Slow-Motion Watermelon Explosion Will Burst Your Brain

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMjL76obRLI?enablejsapi=1&] There's something mindlessly simple and endlessly entertaining about watching something — anything — filmed in slow motion. So when YouTube stars The Slow Mo...