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How do atoms become nuclear power? Take the quiz!

Nov. 21, 2011

Nuclear power plants can be controversial. Just consider Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima. If we move beyond the debate and consider the science involved, how much do you know about this alternative energy source?

Do parallels between mysticism and physics exist? Quantum Mysticism Quiz

Oct. 3, 2011

Do mysticism and physics have anything in common? It depends upon whom you ask. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the relationship and controversy between quantum mechanics and mysticism.

Is this a parallel universe? Take the quiz!

Jul. 29, 2011

Modern science tells us that somewhere out there, in another fabric of time, there could be entire worlds that look very much like our own. Take our Parallel Universe Theory Quiz to see what you know about these unknown worlds.

What do you know about the Large Hadron Collider? Take the quiz!

Jun. 27, 2011

Some folks think the Large Hadron Collider can find the elusive "God particle." In this quiz, we'll take a look at the LHC, the people who work with it and what they think it can show us.

Can you tell fact from fiction? Take the quantum mechanics quiz.

Dec. 20, 2010

Quantum physics is a branch of science is studied by many, totally understood by no one and believed to hold the secrets of the universe. But maybe you know more about quantum physics than you think -- test your knowledge with this quiz!

What do you know about subatomic particles? Take the subatomic particles in a nutshell quiz!

Dec. 14, 2010

When the Greek scholar Leucippus first conceived of a world made up of invisible "atomos" he most likely never considered the fact that one day the particles would be split. Test your knowledge of this infinite world with our quiz on subatomic particles.

5 Subatomic Particles in a Nutshell

Dec. 13, 2010

After considerable research and experimentation, we now know that atoms can be divided into subatomic particles -- and scientists can break subatomic particles down to even smaller pieces. Take a dive into the infinite and learn more about the world.

What do you know about the stranger side of physics? Take the quiz.

Nov. 1, 2010

Most people hear the words "quantum mechanics" and run in the other direction. Not you, though, intrepid knowledge seeker. So let's see what you know about the stranger side of physics.

10 Real-world Applications of Quantum Mechanics

Nov. 1, 2010

Real-world applications for quantum mechanics can be seen everywhere. Check out our list of real-world applications for quantum mechanics for examples.

Hubble Space Telescope Pictures

May. 14, 2008

The Hubble Space Telescope is one of the marvels of modern engineering. In this gallery, you can see the telescope and some of the impressive images this machine has captured.


Episode 5: Parallel Universes - Are they real?