Physical Science

July 12, 2016

Leap Second

So back in February, we got an extra day added to the calendar because it was a leap year. If you didn’t make use of your […]
July 8, 2016

Ball Lightning—is it real?

Boom! Crack! Duck! It’s thunderstorm season and lightning is pretty interesting stuff. Well, it’s not actually stuff. It’s an electrical discharge. But cool anyway. For example, […]
June 16, 2016

Life in the Universe: We May Be Alone, But We’re Probably Not The First

Scientists still don’t have a good idea of how many, or if any, other life forms exist outside our solar system right now. But according to […]
October 8, 2015

Neutrinos Have Mass—So What’s A Neutrino?

This week two scientists, Takaaki Kajita from Japan and Arthur B. McDonald from Canada, were awarded the Nobel Prize for physics for their work on neutrinos. […]