Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets. They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik, except where noted] Sure, beans may be the stuff of crass rhymes and penny-pinching diets, but they're also one of our oldest, most reliable, and most diverse forms of sustenance.
The fall of the Berlin Wall marked a new era for Germany. In 1989, I was one of thousands of people who came to experience the opening of a city, a country, and a culture. When I entered the former East
The KiloCore can perform many tasks at once while using only a tiny amount of power. You may have heard of many-core processors before, but you probably haven't seen anything like this. UC Davis has developed
Backed by Sean Parker, researchers aim to reprogram T cells to fight cancer. A federal ethics and biosafety panel has approved the first ever human trials of the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technique. Researchers
Scientists announced Wednesday that they have once again detected ripples in space and time from two black holes colliding far away in the universe. The discovery comes just months after the first-ever
What's in a name? Language is a big ambiguous soup. Words have different meanings in different contexts, homographs exist, and humans regularly warp the established lexicon with slang. It's almost a miracle
Would you sleep inside this? If you’re an avid traveler, then you know how hard it is to catch a little shut eye when your plane is delayed. A new design by Russian based studio Arch Group has already
Going back two decades, the quaint United Arab Emirate of Fujairah, some 130km east of Dubai, started carving out its own unique place in the oil and gas industry under the benign shadow of Abu Dhabi;