San Diego State University’s College of Sciences and College of Engineering open their doors to K-12 students, families, and the community to showcase their research through interactive exhibits. The event runs Saturday, March 21, 2020, between 9am-2pm.  It is...

Year’s Best Illusion!

This year’s winner at the Neural Correlate Society’s 15th annual best-illusion-of-the-year competition (which hands out thousands of dollars to the brain benders that garner the most online votes) comes from Frank Force, who describes himself as a “game developer,...

Record Number of Folds

“Using 54,000 feet of toilet paper and the 825-foot long “Infinite Corridor” at MIT as a workspace, students from a small boarding school in Massachusetts say they broke an unofficial record for folding paper on Sunday.  Mythbusters fans may recall...

Mathematics Illusions

“We’ve all seen drawings of impossible objects like M.C. Escher’s Penrose stairs and ascending and descending walkway. However, after seeing the optical illusions of mathematics researcher and professor Kokichi Sugihara, we hesitate to use the word impossible so...