Cosmic Explosions

The vastness of space can boggle the mind, but when it comes down to it, the same forces that determine what happens when you drop an apple in the lunch line also determine how galaxies form and [...]


Intermolecular Bonding in Polymers

There are more than 100,000 people in the United States in need of a healthy organ, whether liver, kidney, heart, or something else. Wouldn't it be great if instead of having to wait for a donor, [...]


The Momentum of Swimming Dolphins

How do you design a robot that can swim efficiently under water? Scientists are studying the physics behind dolphin movement for the answer! (And if you're wondering why scientists are [...]

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