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When we get sunlight from a window in a car or our home indoors, we usually feel safe. However, some harmful sun rays can cause sunburnt….
According to a report published in Scientific Reports, astronauts in space for six months may experience bone loss equivalent to 20 years of aging. …
The temperature of the polar seas is around -1.8 °C on average, and a normal fish is expected to freeze in the Arctic ocean….
Scientists used recycled tennis balls to use the physics of rolling to create a simpler, lower-cost alternative to protect buildings from earthquakes….
A supremely weird new study video shows a goldfish driving a water-filled, motorized “car” from one end of a room to another….
Prime numbers are utterly important in encryption. But why? Why do we use prime numbers to do shopping online safely?…
Books are the best tools to learn physics. Here is a list of the ten best books about physics to understand our universe….
What causes the Northern Lights? The Northern Lights are actually the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere….
Some children grimace when they encounter cauliflower or broccoli. But why do kids hate broccoli? According to a study, we shouldn’t blame them. …
Ella Cohn-Schwartz’s research showed that children who have more books at home experience less mental decline as they get older. …
Unlike their smart siblings, mechanical watches can run without batteries or other electronic components. But how? Here is a beautiful article….
The trolley problem is part of almost every introductory course on ethics, and it’s about a vehicle killing people. …
Googler Emma Haruka Iwao has been busy using Google Compute Engine, powered by Google Cloud, to calculate the most accurate value of pi—ever….
Scientists agree that drinking coffee is good for you. That’s good news if, like most Americans, you enjoy coffee….
Marilyn vos Savant was the world’s smartest woman. After she answered the Monty Hall problem, her life became a nightmare….
We’ve curated 22 wonderful math books for you to help make you smarter. Once you’ve delved into these math books, you’ll love math!…
Senior math MIT math student David Darrow’s love of math fuels other passions such as mentoring and learning new languages….
Math curricula are designed to shepherd students toward calculus. Some mathematicians think this path is outdated….
Educators continuously look for new techniques to keep pupils interested and engaged during lessons. Math riddles are a great way to do this!…
Newton’s three Laws of Tennis control the behavior of racquets and balls in most cases. Howard Brody explains the physics behind tennis….