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Forget complicated machines, graphene was made using a much simpler installation.
Can a swinging chandelier change the way we do science? Apparently so.
Black Body Radiation
This discovery started with a revolution of how we think of light, to a revolution of how we think of the world around us.
Cosmic Microwave Background
Robert W. Wilson
Sound, coming from space, in all directions... Where is it from, and what could it mean?
Light, electricity, magnetism: all related?
Could something be dead and alive? Yes and no, opposites don’t exist, in the realm of super quantum.
The story of how an apple became an icon of science, gravity, and intellect.
Sometimes, it takes a simple observation to come up with a revolutionary theory. Scientists and mathematicians, then, only have to find proofs.
Red, green, blue… Why does only one of these colors deserve a Nobel Prize?
When it gets too cold even for atoms to vibrate, that doesn't mean the fluid will stay in place.
Pierre Gilles Degennes
From pasta to computer screens, this stuff is everywhere.
When an electrical cathode, put away inside a cardboard box, makes a chemical glow across the room? That’s funny…
Speed of Light
Measuring the fastest thing in the world is not impossible, not even in 19th century Paris.
Chute des Corps
From the moon, centuries later, astronauts thought back on this man’s first discovery.
Einstein: sustainability hero.