If you want beautiful fireworks bursting in the sky, you’re going to need to mine the Earth first. Here’s the geology of the minerals that give fireworks their vibrant colours.
This fly-through of the Gum Nebula into the Westerlund stellar cluster is beautiful, epic, and the perfect way to celebrate 25 glorious years of the Hubble Space Telescope imaging our awe-inspiring universe.
We live on a spectacular, bizarre, wonderful, weird, confusing, awe-inspiring planet. NASA’s Earth Day campaign sent me hunting for a few of the places that leave me delighted. Where are your favourite spots on this strange planet of ours?
It’s Yuri’s Night, the anniversary of the first human spaceflight. That means it’s time for a distributed planet-wide space-party, celebrating us puny humans braving the terrifying void of space!
Happy Pi Day! How are you celebrating the transcendental, irrational mathematical constant central derived from circles on 3/14/15 at 9:26:53? For me, it's going to be giggling over physicists engaging in an epic chalk battle, and devouring an apple-ginger pie.
Forget physics: love makes the world go 'round. This is a gallery of our favourite images of love from the natural world, from rocks to landscapes to the far reaches of space.
In our Scientific Guide to Celebration, we harness the power of science for enhancing all your celebratory moments. Today, embrace the power of symmetry for maximum science in your decorative snowflakes.
In our new Scientific Guide to Celebration, we'll teach you how to harness the power of science for enhancing all your celebratory moments. Today, learn how to sneakily apply simple physics principles for startling results at your next party.
In our new Scientific Guide to Celebration, we'll teach you how to harness the power of science for enhancing all your celebratory moments. Today, learn how to deck a Christmas tree using the power of physics!