What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.
Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.
Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.
For months now we've been wondering what the bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres are, as seen by the Dawn spacecraft. We've compiled some of our best reader guesses to help you place your bets.
Technically Incorrect: In a marvelous explanation of the universe's influence on behavior, the Science Guy and the Funny Woman explain so much.
Blizzard explains where Tychus Findlay's cigar went.
The Planetary Society gets ready to launch its LightSail -- which travels via photon bombardment -- with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.
Skip the souffles but not the cookies: Sharon Profis shares some tips on what's different about convection ovens.
How do holograms work? Why don't we have holograms as they were imagined in "Star Wars"? Watch Bill Nye answer all your hologram-related questions using emoji.
They're massive, violent and full of lightning, and they only arrive every 20 to 30 years. What drives Saturn's storms may be the weight of water.