On Day Six of the 12 Days of "The STEM Chicksmas," we're looking at the discovery and theory of the Higgs Boson (The God, or Goddamn Particle) by 2013 Physics Nobel Laureates Peter Higgs and François Englert.
On Day Five of the 12 Days of "The STEM Chicksmas," we're looking at the discovery of quasicrystals, which changed the way we think about solid materials, by 2011 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman.
For the 12 Days of “The STEM Chicksmas” Day Four, we're featuring the game-changing discoveries of reversing cell differentiation by the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology winners Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka.
For the 12 Days of “The STEM Chicksmas” Day Three, we're featuring the development of high resolved fluorescence microscopy, or "nanoscopy" by the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners W.E. Moerner, Eric Betzig, and Stefan Hell.
For the 12 Days of “The STEM Chicksmas” Day Two, we're featuring the crazy discovery of the universe's accelerating expansion due to mysterious "dark energy" from the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics by Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt, and Adam Riess!
For Day One of the 12 Days of “The STEM Chicksmas” we feature the awesome gene silencing discovery from the 2006 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology.
You might have seen it on the news, driven past a gas well, or read a terrible pun on it, but what exactly is it?
What actually are greenhouse gases? How do they work? And is it just me, or is it starting to get warm in here?
Not all oils are created equal. We’ve all heard about the horrors of trans-fats, but what is a trans fat? Are there cis fats? What about just fat fats?