Features

Thought provoking articles from physics.org, putting a different spin on physics.

How do you smell?

How do you smell?

19/03/2014


King conkers

King conkers

14/11/2013

An insight into the world of collisions.


The Fallacies of Models

The Fallacies of Models

26/09/2013

The biggest questions facing humanity are often also the most complex – but models are rising to the challenge.


Why do teapots drip?

Why do teapots drip?

09/07/2013

It's a problem scientists have been trying to figure out for a long time.


Where is that draught coming from?

Where is that draught coming from?

26/04/2013

What can you do to control the flow of air in our houses?


The rise and fall of voice

The rise and fall of voice

17/12/2012

How useful is it for computers to understand the words you say?


Alarms and sirens

Alarms and sirens

22/10/2012

Do you look in the wrong direction when you hear a siren? Find out how scientists are working to improve them.


Under sunveillance

Under sunveillance

05/09/2012

Could you live without your phone? You might
have to if extreme space weather heads our way.


Listening to stars twinkle

Listening to stars twinkle

02/07/2012

What can eavesdropping on stars tell you? Find out how stars are revealing their inner secrets through sound.


Nobel-prize winning accidents

Nobel-prize winning accidents

17/04/2012

Would you be able to recognise the discovery of a lifetime?