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In skimming, spin's the thing
Find out how to beat the world record in stone skimming - you just need to do the maths!
Unspinning the boomerang
In this article, we look at the physics behind the curved flight path of a returning boomerang, and explain that boomerangs are really a kind of gyroscope. We even show you how to bang up a boomerang yourself!
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
Einstein and relativity: Part I
Read about the rocky road to one of Einstein's greatest achievements: the general theory of relativity, which...
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
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