How to Prepare for the Robot Apocalypse (If You’re a Robot)

In the Netflix show The Mitchells vs. the Machines, robots are planning to blast all of…

How to Break Into the Hex From ‘WandaVision’—With Physics!

Want to safely pass through the radiation field surrounding the town of Westview? You're going to…

No, Covid-19 Vaccines Won’t Make You Magnetic. Here’s Why

No matter how many videos you’ve seen of people sticking spoons to their faces, that’s just…

You Need to Weigh Some Water. All You’ve Got Is a Paper Clip

OK, so you might need a couple other supplies, but your best option is to do…

This Dam Acts Like a Water Cannon. Let’s Do Some Physics!

Like a giant bucket with a hole, the Funil Hydropower Plant sprays out an enormous jet…

How Do People Actually Catch Baseballs?

There’s the physics textbook way, and there’s the human way.

Could You Really Climb the Spinning Ship’s Cable in Stowaway?

Anna Kendrick’s rotating spacecraft cleverly uses cables and a counterweight to make artificial gravity. But scaling…

2 Baseballs Collided at an MLB Game. How Did That Happen?

During a pregame warmup, Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper batted a line drive right into a…

When You Jump to Hyperspace, Make Sure You Wear a Seatbelt

May the 4th be with you! If you're hitching a ride on the Millennium Falcon today, you should know…

How to Win a Hot Wheels Derby on a Moving Treadmill

Sure, you could just crank up the speed and let chance have its way. But there's…