Winners of the Nikon's annual Small World competition represent the best in through-the-microscope photography
Who knew sound waves could be so combustible?
In this piece from 1921, PopSci subjects the Sultan of Swat to a battery of scientific tests hoping to discover the secret behind his superhuman swing
She manipulates simple laws of physics to create “bullets” made of sound waves
Acoustic levitating machines grow legs
New research confirms a theory: high-frequency acoustic waves can be converted to light
Acoustic metamaterial bends sound waves to hide ships from sonar, effectively rendering them sonically invisible
A scientist tells how LIGO changed his life
A conversation with theoretical physicist Brian Greene
And, think hard before you abandon that shopping cart
But we'll never get them out of the ground.
The spouting horn is a remnant of activity that has occurred intermittently between 500,000 and 3.6 million years ago.
Learn how to destroy expensive glassware with the power of sound
It's just simple plastic rings!
Ready to scan the cosmos for gravity waves.
We unearth the latest research that definitely, positively proves what you knew alreadyâ€”and tell you why it matters
Synthetic marijuana has been shown to get people good and high. But this is not your parents' weed.
Workaholics of the world, rejoice? We'll all be just as unhappy with a shorter work week.
Excerpt: The Great Halifax Explosion