7 minutes

History and Science of Fireworks

Ever wondered where fireworks come from? What is the science behind this explosive entertainment? In celebration of the 4th of July, we give you a little background to be armed with this holiday!

15 minutes

Barbecuing with Science!

As the weather gets warmer, barbecuing might be on your mind, but before you pull out your grill, check out some more exciting techniques! The Royal Institution and Brit Lab take us on an adventure to barbecue with science…

7 minutes

Giant Crystal Cave: An Underground Wonder!

The earth beneath us holds some of the world’s most incredible wonders, the Giant Crystal Cave of Mexico is one of the most extraordinary. Join us as we head underground to explore the scientific depths of this amazing place!

5 minutes

Incredible Crystal Nanoflowers

What happens when Harvard scientists begin to create microscopic gardens of “flowers”? The incredible project behind these beautiful images is a combination of art and science that speaks to the possibility unleashed when these two disciplines collide!

Baking Holiday Cookies on a Platter

5 minutes

Baking Cookies is Chemistry?

Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!