History of Optics

History of Optics

Natural phenomena come in various forms, which we often see every day.  Because of these phenomena, scientists dedicate time and effort to study the scientific principles behind them. Throughout the years, several scientists contributed to building the knowledge that we have in our modern world. Some phenomenon is a product of light, … Read more

Why Physics makes our Life Easier

Why Physics makes our Life Easier

Most of the time, people associate physics with complex experiments and famous figures like Albert Einstein. Even though it is a technical subject, there are several day-to-day applications of physics. Physics does not take place in laboratories alone; in fact, thanks to its concepts, our lives have been made much easier. All … Read more

Top 5 Universities for Physics and Astronomy

Top 5 Universities for Physics and Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy are disciplines that are intertwined and share a lot of characteristics. They both study the properties and nature of energy and matter in space. They have been important fields of study for hundreds of years and bring us an understanding of the world in which we live. Before deciding … Read more

Amazing Facts about the Big Bang Theory

Amazing Facts about the Big Bang Theory

Most scientists accept that the universe started with the Big Bang. The theory states that around 13.7 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was concentrated into a single, infinitesimally tiny point. It goes something like this: the universe began to expand rapidly through a hot and huge explosion, and is … Read more

Interesting Facts About Marie Curie

Interesting Facts About Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist known for breaking down barriers in the male-dominated field of science and technology. The pioneer of radioactivity, Curie is regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time. Here are some more interesting facts about Marie Curie in this gallery. She was … Read more

Fascinating Theoretical Particles

Fascinating Theoretical Particles

The ancient Greeks were the first to assume the existence of the atoms, the smallest particles of the universe. But it didn’t end just there. Over a thousand of years later, the atom was discovered to even be made of protons, neutrons and electrons. And these three subatomic particles are even made … Read more

Fascinating Quantum Physics Facts

Fascinating Quantum Physics Facts

Quantum physics or quantum mechanics, in simple terms, is the part of physics that relates to things that are tiny. It explores the behavior of the photons, electrons and other particles that comprise the universe. Learn more about the fascinating and interesting side of quantum physics here in this gallery! Our material … Read more

Crazy Physics Facts

Crazy Physics Facts

Here are some crazy and incredible physics facts that are worth sharing with your friends and family! When traveling through water, the speed of sound is even faster — about four times — than when it travels through air. However, it cannot travel through a vacuum. Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a Serbian … Read more