Cool Science Experiments and Discoveries
Self Driving Cars get the Human Touch
This guy dressed up as a self driving car is part of an experiment to see how people react to self driving cars. While his car seat costume may seem weird it's all in the name of science.
Everything You Need to Know About Gravitational Waves
Gravitational waves have long been hypothesized but it wasn't until recently that their existence was confirmed. But what exactly are they and what do giant black holes have to do with it?
Why Bringing the Sun to Earth is a Bad Idea
What do you think would happen if you brought just a piece of the sun here to earth? The short answer is we would all die, the long answer is a lot more fascinating.
Would You Walk in a Nuclear Waste Dump?
Buried under 7 storey's of rocks in Weldon Spring, Missouri is an old Nuclear Waste Dump . The site contains over 1 million cubic meters of toxic waste.
Everything You Need to Know About Smog
Smog is a combination of the words smoke and fog. There's a been a long history of smog hanging over cities but do you know how it comes about and it's affect on your health?
Why is Fahrenheit Still Used in America?
While the rest of the world uses the metric system and Celsius those in America refuse to leave the Imperial system and Fahrenheit. But why is that, why won't they change?
You Won't Believe How Much Freeze-Dried Urine Costs
While most of us aren't in the market for Freeze-Dried Urine if you were to buy some you could pick up some from the US Government for $983. The National Institute of Standards and Technology or NIST sells this and other items as what are termed Standard Reference Materials for science. Think of all the money you just flushed down the toilet.
Black Holes Will Be the End of Us
Black Holes are the most powerful force in all nature and when the universe comes to an end it will be thanks to one. Take a look at just how powerful Black Holes really are.
Flying a Plane Into Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey is currently hitting Texas with it's incredible power but did you know their are pilots that intentionally flew into it? See how brave pilots flew into the powerful storm to collect weather data for science.
Giant Freezer to Store Polar Ice for Climate Change Research
Scientist regularly dig deep into polar ice in hopes of seeing what earth was like 100,000's of years ago. But before they can look at it they have to store it and this is where they store it, the US National Ice Core Laboratory in Denver, Colorado.
What is Dark Matter and Can We Create It?
They say over 80% of the universe is made up of dark matter but we are yet to observe it, so far we have only been able to detect it based on how it interacts with other matter. Knowing this, could we create dark matter ourselves here on earth?
Throwing Animals Off a Building for Science
Ever wonder what would happen if your threw an elephant off a building? Besides throwing your back out in the process you would end up with a mess and it's all down to size.
Making Square Bubbles for Science
The laws of nature always follow the path of least resistance and this is perfectly demonstrated with bubbles. Watch what happens when bubbles are connected to one another and see the shapes they form.
How Do You Know When Water is Safe to Drink?
Water is absolutely vital for all living things but clean water is hard to find with millions dying every year due to contamination of some sort. So how do you know if the water you're drinking is safe for consumption?
The Science of Concussions
Concussion's have become an increasing problem in sports around the world with millions of athletes suffering. But what exactly is a concussion and how bad is it?