All homemade Christmas decorations should be physics-themed.
“Haters gonna hate.” —Einstein, pretty much.
Hypothesis: Scientists are the best. Experiment: No need of course we are.
An astrophysicist ranks parts of Interstellar, from the totally plausible to the “you’d definitely need aliens for that”. SPOILERS AHEAD, of course.
Do you know your acid from your alkali? Or are you a bit basic?
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura have been awarded the prize for “enabling bright and energy-saving white light sources.”
If all the questions were multiple choice. Real questions from past GCSE exam papers.
It’s OK, kittens like being put in zero gravity.
Illustrated truths about lab life.
These are multiple choice so you really have no excuse. Based on GCSE revision questions from the BBC.
Visualised by Dr Prateek Lala and the Perimeter Institute.
The Institute of Physics is running a campaign showing how physics affects your beer. Take notes, there will be an exam in the pub on Friday.
The world in all its explosive, magnetic, and melting glory. Warning: You won’t be able to stop staring at some of these.
Yeah, science! Or perhaps not.
It’s a tough job correcting scientifically inaccurate jokes, but someone’s got to do it.
Because science. Just try not to burn your house down.
And everyone else will just sort of find “meh.”
Has there ever been a sexier scientist?
All the awards go to Uriels.
Just when you thought it was safe to cross the street…
Acoustics are the key. Still not powerful enough to levitate humans. Work faster, scientists!
It’s nerd love at its finest!
These nerds don’t care what you think, they just want to get their science on.
Watch and be enlightened!
There’s a subreddit devoted to GIFs of chemical reactions. They are hypnotizing.
“Physics is more difficult for girls,” says a male grad student.
Photographer Alejandro Guijarro visited famous quantum mechanics institutions across the world and photographed the blackboards he found there.