From programmable robots to pocket-sized computers, there are a plethora of tools out there for kids to learn the basics of programming.
A Bose-Einstein condensate is a state of matter in which extremely cold atoms clump together and act as if they were a single atom.
Augmented reality is technology that not only interacts with you, but enhances your senses with images, information and audio.
A glass tube filled with lightning sparked plenty of attention after it was posted on Reddit this month. Here's the science behind the trick.
December's Full Cold Moon rises tonight (Dec. 3), bringing the only "supermoon" of the year on its heels.
How did 245 people jump off a bridge in Brazil, while attached to ropes, and survive? Here's the physics behind the daring feat.
Steel wool is absolutely magnificent when lit on fire, as Reddit user ChazDodge showed in a recent video that makes the wiry, burning puff look like the death of the planet Krypton.
Here's how one YouTube user literally dissolved a calculator, creating a surreal and hypnotic video of the cool chemistry.
A new kind of atomic clock is more precise than any yet built, with the ability to tick smoothly for a thousand times the lifetime of the universe.
Two letters written by Albert Einstein detailing his thoughts on some of the most famous theories in physics are going up for auction this week, according to Nate D. Sanders Auctions.
From insights into how moons are born to Saturnian lightning to a bizarre hexagon pattern, the Cassini mission has revealed some odd things about the ringed planet.
With a nod to the "Voltron" Defender of the Universe," a team of scientists has created robots that work together and decide which one will lead them.
A new quantum state has been demonstrated in a pressure exposed to crushingly high pressures, which could pave the way for new forms of electronics.
High-speed video of the northern lights has revealed why the glorious celestial shows sometimes flicker like strobe lights: It's all about the gases.
The U.S. Navy's recent demonstration of its new laser weapon, designed to blast enemy drones out of the sky, proves that these systems no longer solely exist in the world of science fiction.
For some skywatchers, the upcoming total solar eclipse is an opportunity to duplicate one of the most famous experiments of the 20th century.
During a race with a great white shark, decorated athlete Michael Phelps will sport a special monofin that should mimic a shark's tail. But how much will it help?