Nick Romanoff

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Germany is building the world’s first wind turbines with built-in hydroelectric batteries

Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing. It’s the first major example of the two technologies being …

Hydroelectric Power

The Athlete's Way

For the first time, a new study has pinpointed how the brain encodes scent-based memories linked to a specific time and place from the past.<p>Vigorous …

Join NASA for a Breathtaking 4K Tour of the International Space Station

If you’ve ever dreamed of spending even just 15 minutes floating around the International Space Station—of staring out at Earth through the Cupola …

Mark Zuckerberg wants to create an unprecedented map of how human cells work

Stephen Quake's laboratory at Stanford University looks like biology's version of Thomas Edison's famous New Jersey workshop. Roll-down curtains cast shadows across odd devices buzzing and clicking in the aisles.<p>You half expect to find Quake, author of 135 patents and rarely seen wearing anything …

Would you like to see 3-D images of space?

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will work with Hubble to capture unprecedented images and videos of celestial objects.<p>If you have any 3-D glasses …

Universe

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Starstruck<p>Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven …