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Dozens of baby squid are orbiting our planet right now
The intrepid little cephalonauts will return to Earth in July.
Go full silver alchemist and clean your jewelry with science
A fun kitchen experiment that results in shinier bling? Uhm, yes, please.
Scientists brought ‘Mars spiders’ to Earth—here’s how
Researchers used Halloween SFX to simulate the Martian south pole in springtime.
Ten great science projects you can do with your kids
Are these groceries or scientific supplies? BOTH.
Watch ‘giant pill bugs’ burrow inside this alligator carcass for legitimate scientific reasons
The first recorded "reptile fall" is a real feast.
Frankenstein was based on some very real (and very creepy) experiments
Scientists really did believe that electricity might be able to bring the dead back to life.
Mosquitoes learn not to mess with you when you swat them
And they’ll likely go looking for a less combative meal.
E=mc² became famous for all the wrong reasons
If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?
Archive Gallery: A Century of Weather Control
Fighting hail with chemicals, combatting tornadoes with computers, and other weather-battling techniques from the PopSci archive
Rocket Goes Boom, A Ring Of Fire, And More Amazing Images
Our 10 favorite science pics this week