A firm slap of the hand will break a glass bottle filled with water. A new fluid dynamics video shows exactly why
Fluid dynamicists have developed a trick to make droplets sit on water indefinitely.See it in action in this video
Gravitational waves make pulsars shimmer, a phenomenon that's inspiring a cheap new way of hunting for the elusive ripples in spacetime
Muons were once used to "X-ray" an Egyptian pyramid. Now physicists hope to use a similar method to peer inside old nuclear waste repositories.
One leap for a daredevil, a couple technological steps for mankind.
Combine topology with symmetry and add a sprinkling of quantum mechanics. The result? A powerful new theory of everything
The last food price bubble triggered riots around the world. Now prices are set to rise again, say complexity theorists
You can amplify light by bouncing it between the horizons of a black hole and a white hole. Now physicists have worked out how to build such a device in the lab
Superconducting technology developed for the International Space Station could protect humans on the way to the asteroids or Mars. But will it be worth the cost?
Water-soaked grains of carbon superconduct at room temperature, claim a team of physicists from Germany