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Laser blasts and levitation team up to make testing water for heavy metals a cinch!
When GPS isn't an option, scientists turned to physics to control and track swarms of underwater sensors.
Sometimes, all it takes to unlock ancient secrets is to look at the problem in a new light.
Scientists are developing greener and cheaper ways to pave our way to a solar energy future.
New, food-safe superhydrophobics could make shaking the ketchup bottle a thing of the past.
Tiny swimming robots could revolutionize healthcare, traveling through the bloodstream to perform a variety of life-saving tasks.
As common as they are, thunderstorms still hold mysteries, producing radiation that science is working to understand.
Ionizing radiation from the sun tears apart water molecules to create an "electric wind" that may have stripped Venus of its oceans.
New science may drastically change the way we think about climate change and deforestation.
The atomic clock—and the definition of a second—might be up for revision soon.
New experiments explore the physics of high-speed punctures.
Clever use of the Doppler effect may enable rapid, portable concussion screening.
Ants from the Sahara use biological fiber optics to keep cool.
Nanoscale technologies are finding their way into your dentist's office!
Decades after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, scientists debate their application to modern radiation safety standards.
Documenting the astronomical beliefs of several Indian ethnic groups.
Network theory reveals successful World Cup strategies
Discover the physics behind this bodyweight skill and master it yourself
How Galileo showed we aren't at the center of the universe
Physics can help you master this move
Using physics to detect the brain disorder earlier
Engineers create a ping pong gun that breaks the sound barrier
Scientists break down the science in popular films
Largest salvage effort ever presents unique engineering challenges
A physicist and art historian explore a beautiful intersection
Math reveals justices' voting patterns
How a world without time may be possible