Everything in the universe is comprised of matter. Check out these articles for a better understanding of matter and how it affects you.
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Why Do Bubbles Pop?
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10 Things You Should Never Mix With Alcohol
How Electricity Works
How Faraday Cages Work
How Gasoline Works
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Autopsies
Could Someone Really Find a Mummy in Their Backyard?
How Alchemy Paved the Way for Chemistry
How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy?
Time May Not Exist, Say Some Physicists and Philosophers
Why Does Ice Stick to Your Fingers?
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A Kid-friendly Introduction to Magnets and Magnetism
We've Got Your Numbers Quiz
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11 Basic Math Symbols and How to Use Them
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Where do they get the particles for accelerators?
5 Baffling Subatomic Particles
Why Are School Buses Yellow?
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Metallurgy involves studying how metals behave and using that understanding to manipulate and shape them into various forms.
It isn't magic but instead science that causes the bottled water to completely freeze — and some pretty simple science at that. So, how long does it take water to freeze?
Researchers have come up with the most precise determination of Planck's constant ever, making it possible to reframe the idea of what a kilogram even is.
It looks completely impossible that this rock should stand, balanced as it is, but it has not moved since the last ice age.
A decade of science and trillions of collisions show the W boson is more massive than expected. A physicist on the team explains what it means for the reigning model of particle physics.
By John Conway
Something very strange is afoot above the frozen landscape of Antarctica.
For nearly 40 years, science has relied upon the Standard Model of particle physics to describe the universe. But now some are saying that it's time for a rewrite.
Your eyes can only perceive things in the presence of light. Learn how the photoelectric effect supports the particle theory of light in this article.
Entropy is the disorder of a system, but that means a lot more than making a mess of a room.