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