Articles (Physics)

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(Invisible People of Science)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.

Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.


Around the World in One Day
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

It is true that the world has become a small village thanks to technology but how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Yoga and Weight Loss
(Science and Sports)

For some people, yoga is an exercise associated with relaxation; yet, it burns a lot of calories, and promotes metabolism in general.

Where is Air?
(The Scientist Inside You)

Air, fortunately, is free and everywhere, which means there is no need to buy or search for it. Let us enjoy these easy science experiments at home.

Climate Observations based on ALLATRA SCIENCE
(Versus the Change!)

There is a big risk of misunderstanding and underestimating all the factors and the scale of influence of various processes on global climate change.

Physical Phenomena and the World of Design
(Science and Art)

Because we are accustomed to live with tools and machines that allow us access to endless information, designers pursue graphs, codes, and software that transforms data and variables into unique shapes.

Q&A: The Founder of Quantum Theory
(Brilliant Young Minds)

A brilliant ninth-grade student once visited my office, to ask some questions that intrigued him while reading Carl Sagan’s Romance of Science


Stephen Hawking: A Legacy of Hope
(Education)

A disease as grave as ALS could have broken any spirit; however, some people’s strength and determination are stronger than any disease; Stephen Hawking is one of those towering figures.

Biomechanics: Work Out Smarter, Not Harder
(Science and Sports)

Biomechanics is the science that studies the body’s motion; it is an extensive interaction between biology and mechanics.

Lise Meitner and the Nobel Prize Controversy
(Women and Science)

The splitting of atoms—nuclear fission—was a discovery that changed our world. Few, however, know that a woman physicist participated in the discovery of the real power of nuclear energy.

The Science behind Up!
(Science at Home)

Look up in the sky! It is not a bird! It is not a plane! It is not even a superhero! It is a flying house!


What to Wear in Summer—that is the Question!
(Safe Summer)

Being aware of what you should wear in summer is very important to stay cool, comfortable and healthy.


Capturing Life: The Camera
(Inventions and Inventors)

As early as the 11th century, the idea of the camera was already being developed.


Why Do We Wear Heavy Clothes in Winter?
(Science at Home)

hy do we need to wear heavy clothes during Winter?

Mirror, Mirror
(Science at Home)

Our reflected images in the mirrors seem to have a lot of scientific fun.


It Is Not Always About Food: Sham el-Nessim
(The Scientist Inside You)

This year, why not make Sham el-Nessim more fun and carry out one or more science experiments with your children? 

Plasma: The Uncharted Element
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

Most schoolchildren learn that everything in the universe is a solid, a liquid or a gas. However, those lessons usually lack the fourth and by far the most common state of matter: plasma. 


New Frontiers of Color: Non-Spectral Colors
(The Colors of Life)

What is the color of infrared? Is it red, or is that what the camera makes us see? 


Terrestrial Hide and Seek
(The Colors of Life)

Camouflage is a process through which animals change colors in accordance with the surrounding environment, becoming hardly distinguishable from it.


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