Science Show & Tell
Science is everywhere, from your coffee cup to your computer, from your car to your sunglasses. In every object, there’s a story — about physics, chemistry, biology or other science. For the curious mind, these everyday items can inspire wonder, passion and endless questions about how the world works. For the researchers and technicians in these audio slideshows, those questions paved a unique path to science and, ultimately, to the MagLab.
For David, doing science is like watching a good thriller: a lot of ups and downs and suspense about how it will turn out.
A telescope gave Greg his first look into the universe — leading to a whole series of universes.
From the angular momentum of a bike wheel to spinning electrons, Hans finds science full of puzzles.
Jim is inspired by the harmonic oscillators he finds everywhere, always on their way home.
Nicole thought she wasn’t smart enough for science — until she got her hands on it.
An amateur pianist, Shermane believes science connects people across cultures in much the same way as music.
Steve's personal history with the cell phone mirrors the history of all science: always pushing boundaries.