Money magazine has listed BYU among its top 10 best colleges in the United States, as a part of their effort to redefine college ranking systems. Usually universities such as Harvard, Princeton or Yale are considered the best, but Money’s new ranking system looks at the quality of education students receive for the amount of tuition they are paying, as well as the value of their diplomas upon graduation. Not only did BYU come in 9th place overall, but also took 5th place for the category of most affordable university. Read the New York Times' take on the new ranking system.
Researchers in the BYU Splash Lab are examining the science behind why and how bubbles and balloons pop. With a variety of balloons and bubbles to pop, and with the help of super slow-motion cameras, these researchers have created a remarkable spectacle.