Acclaimed physicist Brian Greene reveals a mind-boggling reality beneath the surface of our everyday world.
Discover how contemporary researchers used computers to analyze a massive historical data set—127 million words collected from 239 years of criminal trials in London—to confirm a shift in public attitudes towards violence, in this video from NOVA The Violence Paradox.
Researchers eroding clay in water may have uncovered secrets of meteorites’ aerodynamic stability.
Researchers are using fluid dynamics to try to improve the study of crime scene blood spatter.
Quantum physics impacts the technology students use every day. Use these resources from NOVA broadcasts, NOVA Digital, and What the Physics!? to introduce quantum concepts to your classroom.
Why this card trick might fool your eyes.
Freezing soap bubbles look like snow globes. This whimsical effect could help us improve biological freezing techniques—and is incredibly fun to watch.
Two research teams went into the weeds to quantify the magic behind the flight of the dandelion seed.
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