Poor balloons. A mad genius with the YouTube username WorldScott set up this, uh, experiment? With a hollowed-out flashlight and a laser diode from a Blu-ray burner drive, he zapped a series of 100 balloons
It's not quite a quantum internet — yet. But researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico have developed a new, ultra-secure computer network that is capable of transmitting data that has
A tiny drop could have big implications for our understanding of particle collisions. Over the past few months, the Large Hadron Collider has been ramming protons and lead ions together in the Compact
Researchers have built and tested a form of invisibility cloak that can hide objects from heat. Similar cloaking efforts are underway to make objects invisible to light and even sound waves, but this the
Is it possible they were too perfect? STRUCTUREmag When structural engineer Peter James arrived at the Bent Pyramid, 25 miles south of Cairo, his task was to inspect* the structure's remaining "cladding"
How scientists create superheavy atoms. Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of
MIT researchers engineered bacterial cells to function as living calculators. A group of engineers from MIT have created analog calculators out of living cells, according to a paper published online in