What scientific thinkers and achievements have led to vast improvements in optics over the centuries? Discover the fascinating ways that our understanding of light informs the world in which we live. (4:16 min.)

Without math, would our seafaring ancestors ever have seen the world? Great mathematical thinkers and their revolutionary discoveries have an incredible story. Explore the beginnings of logarithms through the history of navigation, adventure and new worlds. (4:18 min.)

The summer olympics begin today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but these athletes can't succeed without science! We've compiled ten resources on the science behind sports so you can find out how the top athletes win gold.