Watch the Best Scientific American TikToks of 2023

Scientific American’s TikTok delivers piping-hot science in bite-sized videos

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This year, on our 178th anniversary, Scientific American tried something new: we started a TikTok account. It’s the same high-quality science coverage you know and love, just in a shorter (and perhaps sillier) form.

In case you missed them, here are five of our most popular TikToks so far.

It’s not just you: airplane turbulence is getting worse.

What happens when artificial intelligence eats itself?

Researchers finally tested period products with actual blood.

The Luddites were great, actually.

Would you have gotten this impossible SAT problem right?

You can get more bite-sized science by following us on TikTok. But if TikTok isn’t your cup of tea, head to our Instagram or YouTube for the same great videos.