Learning About Physics

Discover more about the physicists, inventions, and discoveries that have shaped our world

Leading physicists from history

Scientists who taught us about all things matter, energy, and space

Key theories, explained

Answering some of the big questions with CERN

The Big Bang

Delve into the big bang in more detail and get the Augmented Reality app

Get lost in space

From infinity and beyond to your living room

Explore a spaceship

A guided tour of the Space Shuttle Discovery by the astronauts who flew it

Boldly going...

Discover more about modern space travel

Discoveries that mattered

Stories about experiments from the past and the present

Who REALLY invented that?

The extraordinary stories behind ordinary objects

Explore More Science Stories

A journey of invention and discovery with CERN, NASA, and more than 100 museums around the world

Downloadable science lesson plans

Lesson plans for teachers to use in class or to give to students

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