Thought provoking articles from physics.org, putting a different spin on physics.
For those times when a Facebook 'poke' just isn’t enough, you will soon be able to send your friends a hug they can actually feel.
One of the most efficient wave power systems to date looks like a duck. But can it defend its title faced with the mighty Anaconda?
What will be in astronauts' lunch boxes when they go to Mars? Soggy sandwiches, squishy bananas and crisps are unlikely to make the cut.
The LHC has been switched on, but what about you? Taking our quiz is the only way to find out...
…. Or almost. Switch on for the Large Hadron Collider at CERN happened on 10 September 2008, marking the beginning of a physics experiment which will recreate conditions last seen a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang.
Physicists have made hydrogen and methane molecules into unsuspecting movie stars thanks to a revolutionary new measurement technique.
What do bats, submarines and doctors have in common? They all rely on sound to ‘see’ better.
Physicists have found the formula for a
"spider-man" suit, drawing inspiration from the amazing wall-clinging ability of geckos, and the ingenious properties of velcro.
When Marco Polo encountered the weird and wonderful noises made by sand dunes, he attributed them to evil spirits. 700 years later, scientists still don’t completely understand the cause of this eerie phenomenon...
Did you know that many of the fantastical ideas from Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy have a basis in real science?