It's New Year's Eve, and that means it's time for a rundown of our top blog posts last year complete with an unnecessarily hyperbolic headline! Here's our list based on traffic numbers:
|Canadian fireworks at the 2007 Malaysia International Fireworks Competition.|
Image Credit: SJ Photography
Ideas included a Doppler shift dress and Maxwell's Demon.
These wobbly skateboard wheels don't live up to the pseudo-physics hype.8. A Tour of Plasma Physics in Downtown Cambridge
Our writer, Quantum, captured this sweet photo gallery of MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center.7. The Physics is Clear on Foamy Beer
A perfect combination!6. NASA's Cold Fusion Folly
Will cold fusion ever take off? Not likely, says our contributor Buzz Skyline.5. Turn Your Phone into a Spectrometer — For Free!
Discover the spectra of colors around you with our SpectraSnapp app.4. The 5 Most Extreme Atomic Experiments
Experiments ranging from nuclear fracking to bomb-powered rockets.3. The Best Majors for GRE Scores in 2013: Philosophy Dominates
Physics students fared impressively as well.2. Bad Physics, Bad Investment
Another de-bunking post. This time, it's about bicycle cranks.1. The Most Exciting Video of Nothing Happening: Pitch Drop Experiment in 2013
Scientists had been waiting for years for the next step in this long-running experiment.