Bedtime Math fan Liam F. asked us a great double-question: how many stars are in the universe, and how many can we see? Read on to find out – and get starry-eyed with the math in the galaxy and beyond!
Tonight people across the U.S. will end “daylight savings,” that time of year when our clocks say a time 1 hour later than the “real” time in space. We’ll turn our clock hands back 1 hour, and in the spring turn them forward as we do every year. Why do we do this? Read more to find out, and do the math!
Ever wonder who thought up some ideas that we now do every day? Like brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste, for example. It turned out to be a great idea, but who really thought of it? Read on to “brush” up on toothpaste math – you might be shocked at how far back it actually goes!
Electric eels may not technically be eels, but they are definitely electric! These awesome animals can be over 6 feet long and deliver a 600-volt shock. Read on to see just how many batteries you could replace by having one pet electric eel – and do the shocking math behind these crazy creatures.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could order a snack from your phone and have a tiny helicopter deliver it to you? This was the idea behind the Tacocopter – but was it real? Read on to find out, and fly through the math in drone-delivered tasty treats!
Bedtime Math fan Elian K. asked for our coolest numbers about Formula 1 racecars. Some of these crazy facts might amaze you, so read on to speed through the racecar math!
Bedtime Math fan Dillon M. asked us, how do we measure the distance from the Earth to the Sun? Read on to find out the answer to this great question, and do the out-of-this-world math!
How long is your hair? Is it as long as the fur on the world record-holding cat? Read on to find out – and do the math on how your hair measures up!
Desserts are yummy, but many are even yummier with whipped cream on top. And you may not think it, but there’s a lot of math that goes into making the perfect whipped cream! Read on to whip up the numbers in this delicious dessert topping.
Have you ever eaten a burrito and tried to stuff as much as you could into it? That’s exactly what Dylan Grosz did in an experiment to see what combination of food could get him the most in his meal at Chipotle. Read on to find out what tricks he mastered to get a burrito that was nearly 2 pounds – and chow down on the burrito math!