Chemistry

Math

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.
Liv Boeree
9.15.18
Science

Meet the Researcher Making Food Out of Electricity

Juha-Pekka Pitkänen has made a powder substance you can ingest in a few different ways.
Simon Espholm
8.21.17
Photography

Surreal Mushroom Cloud Landscapes Look Positively Radioactive

Yoshimitsu Umekawa reflects on Japan's nuclear past through trippy neon photos made with water, light, and ink.
Masha (Maria) Koblykova
7.27.17
Science

Who Needs Drugs When You Can Watch Magnetic Liquid Under a Microscope

Fucking magnets, right?
Beckett Mufson
4.19.17
Film

Under a Microscope, Heavy Metals Look Like Crystal Kingdoms

Chemicals and equations are a glimmering audiovisual feast in this macro 4K film.
Kara Weisenstein
12.21.16
Stuff

We Watched a Scientist Synthesize PCMO in a Lab

On the latest episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' VICE's resident drug expert tracks down a former PCP cook and tries out a variation of his recipe in the lab.
VICE Staff
11.3.16
Art

Why Artists Might Not Want Vantablack Anyway (Yet)

Anish Kapoor's "blackest black" pigment isn’t totally safe, and neither was the color that killed Napoleon.
Alyssa Buffenstein
3.8.16
Art

Glassblowing Artist Combines Science and Sculpture

Kiva Ford makes chemistry sets like you've never seen.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.28.16
Art

The Absurdist Scientific Art of Dopamine Collective

Dopamine Collective’s Sean Stewarts talks science, art, and the space between the real and unreal.
DJ Pangburn
12.2.15
Art

How to Make Paintings from Psychedelic Drugs

"If chemistry has been neglected by visual artists, it might be explained by the simple fact that molecules are invisible." --Hamilton Morris
Beckett Mufson
10.2.15
PLEASE LOOK AT ME

Hula-Hooping Molecules Can't Stop Kissing Each Other

In Julian Glander's latest episode of 'PLEASE LOOK AT ME,' a professor attempts to create a weaponized super molecule for the Pentagon, but true love gets in the way.
Julian Glander
7.21.15
Stuff

In New York, Even the Orgies Are Getting Gentrified

A new wave of erotic parties catering to 1 percenters and the "sexual elite" has made group sex trendy again.
Zach Sokol
5.28.15
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