The Deceiving Color of Veins
There is a lot of uncertainty in the world, but surely we can rely on our senses to accurately tell us about our own body, right? Not a day goes by that... read more
What Causes Thunder?
Perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of the warmer seasons is being able to experience the fierceness of a thunderstorm, watching lightning turn the... read more
The Higgs Boson
On July 4th as America celebrated its 236th birthday, people came together for a conference in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss important data regarding... read more
Blue Skies and Orange Sunsets
I once heard that the sky is blue because it reflects the ocean and the ocean is blue because it reflects the sky. It's not a very satisfying answer.... read more
How is the Percent Chance of Rain Calculated?
Whenever you see a weather report with rain (or snow) in the forecast, it gives the chance of precipitation. How do they get that... read more
What Causes a Lunar Eclipse?
Space is full of wonders, ranging from activity in our own solar system to phenomena found 13-billion light-years from Earth. A lunar eclipse is one of... read more