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Getting warm is easy—like falling off a bike. So why is it so hard to be cool?
It’s time to reconsider these earnest events—and find ways for kids to experience the joyous, collaborative nature of real scientific discovery.
From Alderaan to Kijimi, Sith lords sure do love to blast planets to smithereens. So how powerful are *Star Wars*’ doomsday weapons anyway?
Explore the bouncy behavior of light beams by constructing a high-tech camera obscura.
How to build “magic,” gravity-defying structures—with Legos, kite string, and physics.
The scientific method isn’t perfect, but it’s better than the alternative when lives are at stake.
Missing physics lab? Here are three experiments you can do at home, with a free app and some everyday stuff.
In a viral video, a backyard snack bandit gets his just desserts. Next time he’ll want to check the physics of circular motion.