Materials Science

07 March 2017

How do the new glass bridges appearing all over China not break when hit with a sledgehammer?

07 March 2017

Why don't we just use diamond-tipped blades?

07 March 2017

How does Jupiter's moon Io get the energy needed to heat it up?

07 March 2017

Is there anyway to fix a shrunken jumper?

07 March 2017

Or is there something else in the natural world that trumps it?

13 September 2016

This time, Kevin asked why line drying makes clothes rougher and stiffer than tumble drying...

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08 August 2013

Why does a glass of fizzy drink bubble over when icecubes are dropped into it? We ask a champagne specialist physicist!

08 August 2013

Could diamonds be mined out in Space? Could other planets form even better diamonds than Earth?