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Superfast light source made from artificial atom

All light sources work by absorbing energy – for example, from an electric current – and emit energy as light. But the energy can also be lost as …

Physicists Have Created a 'Black Hole' in The Lab That Could Finally Prove Hawking Radiation Exists

Will Stephen Hawking get his Nobel prize?<p>Some 42 years ago, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking proposed that not everything that comes in …

Scientists Accidentally Create a Battery That Can Outlast Your Device

Over the last decade or so it’s become increasingly obvious that the <b>limits of battery technology</b> are a <b>pothole</b> on our road to the future. It’s not …

Scientists Have Pushed Water Molecules Into a Whole New State of Matter

Holy crap!<p>Physicists have managed to squeeze water molecules into a brand new state that doesn't adhere to the usual laws of solids, liquids, and …

Scientists Have Finally Found a Way to Control Electrons in Action

Down to the attosecond.<p>For the first time ever, a team of international scientists has been able to control and monitor the direction of electrons …

With simple process, engineers fabricate fastest flexible silicon transistor

One secret to creating the world's fastest silicon-based flexible transistors: a very, very tiny knife. Engineers have now pioneered a unique method …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

<b>Interview with author Craig Pearson</b><p><i>"There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... Life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."</i> -- Albert Einstein<p>An ongoing theme in human culture is the …

Faster Than Light! Incredible Illusion Makes Images 'Time Travel'

Using a weird phenomenon in which particles of light seem to travel at faster-than-light speeds, scientists have shown that waves of light can seem …

Physics

Researchers in China introduce Jia Jia, the 'robot goddess'

Robots have come a long way since the days of cartoon character George Jetson’s “Rosie,” who served as housekeeper and maid and referred to her keeper as “Mr. J.”<p>Last week, researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China, located in Hefei, introduced the world to Jia Jia, a …

This Hacker Made Amazon's Alexa, Google Now, and Siri Command One Another

What could be better than asking a virtual assistant for help? How about asking a virtual assistant to summon another one to call upon yet another …

Mad scientist shrinks Arduino to size of an AA battery

The hardware tinkerers and prototype mavens out there will invariably have stumbled across the Arduino platform. Completely open source and always pushing the limits for collaboration, there are a ton of different development boards available, but none are as awesome as Johan Kanflo’s AAduino. …

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World's smallest engine powered by a single atom

A team of German physicists has just created the world's smallest working engine. Powered by a single electrically-charged calcium atom, the new …

Quantum Physics

This Solar Hub Provides Clean Water, Electricity, And Internet In One

By Adele Peters4 minute Read<p>While American cities try to figure out how to deal with lead pipes and an aging power grid, a remote village in Ghana …

Solar Panels

NASA Has Detected Strange Signals Coming From The Gravitational Wave Source

This could change everything.<p>Less than half a second after the first direct evidence of gravitational waves was recorded on 14 September 2015, a very …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Video Tutorials

Berkeley Lab captures first high-res 3D images of DNA segments

In a Berkeley Lab-led study, flexible double-helix DNA segments (purple, with green DNA models) connected to gold nanoparticles (yellow) are revealed …

Atoms

Finger Fooled: New Perceptual Illusion Discovered

<b>Fingers are a human’s most important tactile sensors, but they do not always sense accurately and can even be deceived. Researchers at the Cluster of</b> …

Humans Get Aroused When Touching Robots, New Study Shows

In a first for mechanical man, scientists have revealed that humans get aroused by touching robots. Researchers at Stanford University studying the physiological impact of human-on-bot contact found that “touching areas perceived as private made the skin more moist.”<p>The team of scientists …

Robotics

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

Scientists Just Made The World's Smallest Diode Out of DNA

Electronics on the molecular scale.<p>Researchers have shrunk down one of the fundamental components of modern electronics, creating the world's …

An up-close view of bacterial 'motors'

Over millennia, bacteria have evolved a variety of specialized mechanisms to move themselves through their particular environments. In two recent …

8 Cool Technologies to Look Forward to After Virtual Reality

We’re really not trying to rain on Palmer Luckey’s parade. The Oculus CEO and his team have worked for years and are understandable thrilled to …

Elon Musk's Surprisingly Simple Secret to Success

From Paypal to Tesla, Elon Musk has one winning strategy all entrepreneurs should implement now.<p>On the cusp of his new Tesla release, Elon Musk has me, and other entrepreneurs, curious about what makes him a success. Like many of us, he took serious risks to get his companies off the ground (both …

WATCH: The World's Blackest Material Just Got Even More Black

Scientists can't even measure it.<p>Back in 2014, a team of British researchers made headlines for producing the blackest material known to science. …

Not Everyone Has The Ability to Compose Music, And Your Genes Could Explain Why

Thank your genes for your creativity.<p>Creativity is hard trait to explain - particularly when it comes to trying to figure out how much of it is …

MIT scientists develop flexible solar cells as light as soap bubbles

<b>Boston:</b> MIT scientists have developed the thinnest, lightest flexible solar cells ever produced that could be placed on almost any material or …

Making antimatter matter: A particle that could be both at once

IF YOU’D been watching since the birth of the universe, you wouldn’t have had a hope of glimpsing one. Hang around for a trillion trillion years, …