Find out what would happen if everyone pointed a laser at the moon.

How to Paint a Planet

Friday September 12, 2014

The latest Smith Journal cover may be our favourite. Here’s how U.S. space artist Chesley Bonestell painted it.

 

How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors

Tuesday August 19, 2014

Who pays for the next round just got scientific.

Eighteenth-Century Psychedelics

Sunday August 17, 2014

Laughing gas was serious business to Georgian-era science. Just ask Humphry Davy, the 18th Century scientist who inhaled the stuff like it was oxygen.

DIY Match Rockets

Sunday August 10, 2014

Soaring not quite to the heavens but soaring nonetheless.

Apart from having to take the next day off work, that is.

X-Ray Records

Sunday August 03, 2014

Rocking and rolling the bones.

Optimising Underwear

Saturday July 26, 2014

The science of packing for your package.

The New Yorker of science writing.

DIY Macro Photography

Saturday July 19, 2014

Getting close to something is easier than you think.

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