Möbius Strip Quantum Levitation Track [Video]

From the Low Temperature Physics Lab: Quantum levitation on a 3π Möbius strip track! Watch the superconductor levitate above the track and suspend below the track, without having to go across the edge. Our track is not an “ordinary” Möbius strip with just one twist, but rather a Möbius strip with three twists — 540 […]

Why Peeing in the Pool Can Be Dangerous [Science Video]

It’s kind of a pain to get out of the pool just to use the bathroom, plus chlorine is a disinfectant so it is fine to pee in the pool, right? Well, it turns out that might give you some health issues. [SciShow]

3 Ways Your Sun Protection Can Backfire [Science Video]

People have a lot of ideas about how they can protect themselves from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation, but many of those ideas just don’t hold up, and some make things worse! [SciShow]

Why So Many Meteorites Come From The Same Place

Because of space physics, one faraway asteroid is likely the progenitor of almost a third of all the meteorites on Earth. Watch this episode of MinuteEarth to find out exactly where all these meteorites come from. [MinuteEarth]

Large Hadron Collider Reveals New Type Of Particle

Scientists using the Large Hadron Collider have identified a form of particle that until now was only theoretical. Dubbed Xi-cc++, it’s the first double heavy particle, something that might help reveal more about how atoms hold together. The BBC explains that every particle is made up of quarks, each of which is of a particular […]

The Science of Bioluminescence: Nature’s Fireworks

Nearly all life on Earth is ultimately powered by light. But many creatures have learned how to make their own. This week we investigate the beautiful phenomenon of bioluminescence. From blinking fireflies on summer nights to glowing deep sea monsters, prepare to learn about the chemistry of living light. [It’s Okay To Be Smart]

Do You Have What It Takes To Live On Mars?

Could you handle life on mars? The guys from ASAP Science explain exactly what is involved when it comes to living on the red planet. But the most important question remains: Is there Wi-Fi on Mars? [ASAPScience]

10 Lies You Still Believe About Space

Space. It’s the final frontier and one of the great unknowns for mankind. But you probably don’t even know what you don’t know about it. So sit back and find out why your 4th grade science teacher was probably completely off. [Alltime10s]