Science Sunday: The Science Behind Geiger Counters

We are talking about the science behind… Geiger counters… Okay, while the name might seem a bit unfamiliar, the sound is something you have probably heard in some of your favorite science fiction movies. Geiger counters measure radiation, and today we are going to test out some different materials to see if we can find …

Dear Science: Dino DNA

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Scott. Can scientists actually clone a dinosaur from bird DNA? I’m sure by this point we have all seen at least one of the Jurassic Park movies about what the modern world could look like with dinosaurs living once again. …

Science Behind Science Fiction: Untangling Mysterio’s Web of Lies

Welcome back to Science Behind Science Fiction! With Spider-Man: Now Way Home quickly approaching it’s December 17 release date and promising to truly kick off the MCU’s multiversal madness that was hinted at with Mysterio’s menacing plot in Spider-Man: Far From Home, we’ve decided to dive into the Master of Illusion’s tech to see how …

Gremlins: The Holiday Magic of Mogwai

The rules of the mogwai have become as much a part of my Christmas tradition as Nakatomi Plaza and The Wet Bandits. Don’t get them wet, Don’t expose them to bright light, and most importantly Don’t feed them after midnight. Something about those rules stuck with me, and this holiday season we will break down …