Physics IS fun!
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What does it mean?
Ouch! I’ve got brain freeze!
Have you ever had brain freeze?
Is there a leader of the pack?
How does a cat drink without making a mess?
Musical astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield touches down...
Space oddity returns after 5 months in space!
James Watt 1736 - 1819
A creative genius who transformed the Industrial Revolution
Beauty tips from ancient Egypt
Archaeologists make an exciting discovery
Tornado season strikes again...
Southern USA battens down the hatches and gets ready for some wild weather!
Sperm whale goes sightseeing in Scotland
West coast town Oban receives an unexpected visit from an ocean giant...
Dr Quantum explains quantum physics
Dr Quantum solves your quantum dilemmas!
One Word Science explains quantum mechanics
Quantum mechanics in Dr Who?
Fear of heights
Do you have acrophobia?
Do you have what it takes to join Team WILD?
Find out in ARKive's NEW online game!
Science in the cinema
Physics can lead to a career in special effects. Find out more...
Cosmic Comics ends with a bang...!
The final episode of our astronomy adventure has arrived!
Salmon - an epic journey
A strange and amazing tale of fishy survival.
The kind old sun
But how much do we really know about our closest friend?
Need a bit of space?
Ever get fed up with this old planet? Do you sometimes feel that you’d like to go somewhere else for a while?
Fantastic physics - Tom Daley style...
Meteor sightings are rubbish!
What have people in the UK really been seeing falling out of the sky?
Snowboarding science: the physics of the halfpipe
Huge air and triple corks with ESPN and the Winter X Games
Building the Future - 3D Printing
From Iron Man's mask to electric guitars, 3D printing is building a new world.
Eye eye! Someone’s watching us...
A gruesome sight as a giant eyeball washes up on a Florida beach
Scientists levitate water using sound
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