Some centuries-old Italian violins are reputed to be the best ever made. Scientists tested that. Their data now show new instruments can sound at least as good — and sometimes better.
Meteors regularly enter Earth’s atmosphere. Most ‘shooting stars’ pose few risks to life on the ground, but the rare big ones can be lethal.
In the Frozen movies, Elsa magically manipulates snow and ice. But scientists, too, make snowflakes. If they reinforce it, architects can build with ice and snow.
Special Report: Climate Change Chronicles
Science News for Students spent a year documenting climate change around the globe. Here’s a roundup of the main stories from the series.
What’s the best way to shoot a rubber band? High-speed video reveals how to avoid hitting your thumb.