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Live Upside Down, Save Energy
New research on spider species suggests that their inverted lifestyle is energy efficient
The Super Mario Multiverse
Quantum mechanics got you down? Let Mario guide you through one of physics' most tantalizing theories: parallel universes.
The Breakdown: Tic The Spinning Hamster
An unfortunate rodent takes a jog around his wheel and gets a physics lesson
And the Oscar Goes To: Fluid Simulation Algorithms!
While the stars bask in glitz, the unsung heroes of today's effects-laden blockbusters continue to work on one of the linchpins of CG graphics: realistic water
Would My DeLorean Fly If I Popped Its Gull-Wing Doors and Floored it?
We ask a racecar physicist to find out
The Science of Superheroes
Our resident Hollywood physicist examines how even the most righteous crime fighters still manage to break the most important laws of all
One Giant (Magnetoresistive) Leap for Mankind
I’ve been waiting for this one for a few years now: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2007...
Can This Machine Rescue Physics?
Suddenly the U.S. isn't the center of the physics universe. The answer: build the International Linear Colliderâ€”one of the most powerful (and expensive) pieces of equipment on Earth
Ice is supposed to float, but with a little heavy water, you can make cubes that sink
Miraculous Years to Rival Einsteins
2+ Discoveries / 12 Months = Annus mirabilis