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Under the Microscope

Diatoms, a type of unicellular algae, form intricate glass shells that don’t decay when they die. Watch a video about the art of Diatom arrangement.

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Investigating Moiré

Check out what happens with overlaid patterns of dots and lines in this short video.

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Seeking Signs of Life, Scientists Set Sights on a Nearby Star

Scientists have discovered three Earth-sized planets that circle a small star 1/8th the size of our sun, 40 light-years away.

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DNA – The Next Hard Drive

Scientists looking to store large amounts of data have turned to a surprising material.

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Word Map of the Mind

Have you ever wondered where words are stored in your brain?

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Artificial Skin

Prostheses have come a long way from simple wooden legs or hook hands; now advanced prosthetics contain motors and can respond to electrical signals from nerve endings.

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Doing it Dutch

This fun video clarifies everything you need to know about the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Sailing the Solar Seas

The Breakthrough Starshot project aims to get a spacecraft to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star at a distance of 4.3 light-years away from Earth.

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