Tagged With Physics

Watch how bizarrely water and fire behave in space

A remarkable picture of a single glowing atom just won a photography prize -- here are the most eye-catching images from the competition

Why beer suddenly foams up when you tap the top of a bottle

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The wildest scientific discoveries of 2017

A planetary physicist reveals how the science in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actually holds up

A terrorist attacked New York City's subway with a nail bomb -- here's how the devices work and why his didn't

The Northern Lights and other auroras are disappearing from some parts of Earth -- but scientists predict a big comeback

North Korea's missile took a bizarre path through space, and here's why it deeply worries weapons experts

This enormous national lab helped give birth to the nuclear age -- here's what's going on inside now

This is what happens when you put slime into a vacuum chamber

Scientists won the Nobel Prize for detecting gravitational waves -- here's why that matters

Meteorologists had a major clue that Hurricane Maria would be devastating

A meteorologist says climate change will make it more expensive to fly -- and it's all because of turbulence

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true -- but have been debunked by science

Jupiter is so big it does not actually orbit the sun

NASA once envisioned life after Earth in these funky floating colonies

Total solar eclipses are going extinct

Neil deGrasse Tyson is creating a 'Space Odyssey' video game about space exploration

Incredible photo shows hot lava forming tornadoes of steam over the ocean