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Scientists create artificial lightning strikes to study the temperature inside real bolts of lightning.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

There are many deserving scientists, but only one prize.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

2016 Nobel Prize in Physics honors theoretical discoveries that help scientists understand unusual properties of materials, such as superconductivity and superfluidity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

2016 Nobel Prize honors "theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter."

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Observations of rotating galaxies could be explained without including dark matter, which may require changes to prevailing theories.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Featuring five new stories from the field of fluid dynamics that involve floating, preening, swimming, spitting and sneezing

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A one-of-a-kind die that challenged mathematicians to figure out how to squeeze all those sides and numbers onto one die. 

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Artistic interpretation of a magnet cooling a cocktail

Recent progress could bring consumers closer to quiet, efficient refrigerators and scientists closer to a cheaper way to reach sub-outer space temperatures.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Physicists link electron pair density to the temperature limit of superconductivity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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