Why Haven’t Hydrogen Vehicles Taken Over the World Yet?

We were expecting hydrogen cars to take over the world years ago, but so far, we’ve got more Prius’ and Teslas. What happened to the fanfare for the car that runs on water, man? It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about hydrogen cars, seemingly because the market wasn’t ready to look past it’s Read more…

Could Increasing the Melanin In Your Skin Protect You From Cancer?

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the US than any other cancer combined. In fact, melanoma–a highly dangerous type of skin cancer–is estimated to claim one life every hour. So what if you could lower your risk of skin cancer….by changing the color of your skin? Ok, this is a big subject, so Read more…

The Subatomic Challenge Behind Synthesizing the Color ‘Blue’

From ancient Egyptian sarcophagi bathed in lapis lazuli to a synthetic pigment accidentally created in a lab that’s already being patented and marketed as ‘the bluest blue ever,’ blue is the rarest—and perhaps the most celebrated—color on earth. But why is it so hard to make and why are we are so enamored with it? Read more…

What Happens When You Put Antimatter in a Double Slit Experiment?

Physicists have conducted a famous physics experiment for the first time using antimatter. Get ready to dive into the quantum world, folks. We’re goin’ deep. If you’re new to quantum physics, you may want to watch this video where we cover the basics. Essentially, we’ve got two main ways of explaining the universe–one that works Read more…