February 12th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
It seems rather fitting that 100 years after Albert Einstein published the general theory of relativity, we now have proof of what we knew all along: Al was right—spacetime is officially rippling.
February 10th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Artist Olivier van Herpt is harnessing the scientific power of audio in a new project experimenting with how sound intersects with a different medium: 3-D printed ceramics.
February 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Mich.) are “revamping the fundamental base of transistors and creating a series of stepping-stones that use an electron movement called quantum tunneling” to change the wearable tech game, according to a university news release
February 3rd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a prototype for a flexible, wearable sensor system that can monitor a person's health through perspiration.
January 28th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
In honor of the legendary physicist Richard Feynman and his quantum legacy, California Institute of Technology held a two-day event this week all about quantum science—and it featured one epic video battle.
January 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.
January 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
"Is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy?" TED-Ed answer that question by diving into the science behind solar cells in a new explainer video that focuses on the atomic happenings within a silicon solar cell.
January 7th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The sleek Ford GT supercar is shedding pounds as the first production vehicle to incorporate a windshield of thin-yet-strong Corning Gorilla Glass.
January 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday, and media outlets on the scene are already reporting on the latest tech to debut at the show. Here are five trends we're seeing.
December 23rd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Netflix has a technical solution to a very fundamental problem. The brand recently launched a kit for ambitious do-it-yourselfers to assemble their own pair of socks that detect when you’ve fallen asleep and pause your program so you don’t miss any of the action