Posts in: Physical Science

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A new perspective on old specimens

A new perspective on old specimens

A CT scanner is busy at the American Museum of Natural History

By | Posted January 10, 2016

Debunking doomsday at CERN, again

Debunking doomsday at CERN, again

The science behind responding to apocalyptic predictions

By | Posted January 1, 2016

Size doesn’t always matter in space

Size doesn’t always matter in space

Mysterious “pebbles” in comets revolutionize planetary theory

By | Posted December 3, 2015

Shy neighboring galaxy revealed in new close-up

Shy neighboring galaxy revealed in new close-up

New images of the Sculptor dwarf galaxy bring lessons about the Milky Way

By | Posted December 1, 2015

VIDEO: Looking behind the glass

VIDEO: Looking behind the glass

Artists, scientists and engineers mix creativity with technique to master the mysterious properties of glass

By | Posted November 3, 2015

VIDEO: Caught in the headlights

VIDEO: Caught in the headlights

A powerful light source probes the universe’s darkest secrets

By | Posted July 17, 2015

To make a mushroom cloud

To make a mushroom cloud

Not all mushroom clouds are nuclear, but that doesn’t mean any old boom will do

By | Posted June 26, 2015

Should national labs reinvent themselves?

Should national labs reinvent themselves?

American science needs the U.S. national laboratories, but the system could use an update

By | Posted June 10, 2015

Decoding the depths of the earth

Decoding the depths of the earth

Seismologist William Menke’s expeditions reveal what lies beneath

By | Posted April 23, 2015

The life of a bubble

The life of a bubble

There’s more to making a soap bubble than a breath and a wand

By | Posted March 9, 2015

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