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New Transparent Displays from MIT

New Transparent Displays from MIT

Researchers at MIT have come up with a new approach on Transparent displays, that can have significant advantages over existing systems like a wide viewing angle, simplicity of manufacture and potentially low cost and scalability.   Watch the video…

By |January 22, 2014|Categories: Computers

Physicists may have created a New Form of Matter

Physicists may have created a New Form of Matter

Scientists may have created what appears to be a new form of matter, at CERN‘s Large Hadron Collider. The collisions may have produced a new type of matter known as ‘color-glass condensate.’  A proton collides with a lead nucleus, sending a shower of particles through the CMS detector. Image: CERN

By |November 29, 2012|Categories: Physics

Funneling the sun’s energy

Funneling the sun’s energy

MIT engineers propose a new way of harnessing photons for electricity, with the potential for capturing a wider spectrum of solar energy.   Image credit: Yan Liang /MIT

By |November 27, 2012|Categories: Physics

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

In the event that a giant asteroid headed toward Earth, according to Sung Wook Paek, an MIT graduate student, space-launched paintballs may deflect its course.

By |November 12, 2012|Categories: Astronomy

The Milky Way’s Black Hole unleashes the brightest Flare ever

The Milky Way's Black Hole unleashes the brightest Flare ever

The Milky Way‘s enormous Black Hole unleashes the brightest flare ever, 100 times more powerful than anything ever produced before.    Image credit: NASA/MIT/F. Baganoff et al.

By |November 10, 2012|Categories: Astronomy

Form 1- an affordable, professional 3D printer

Form 1- an affordable, professional 3D printer

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab created the Form 1 printer, an easy-to-use 3D printer system, that rivals the output of high-end printers at a fraction of the cost.

By |September 28, 2012|Categories: Product Design, Technology news

MIT Autonomous robotic plane flies indoors

MIT Autonomous robotic plane flies indoors

MIT researchers have completed a series of flight tests in which an autonomous robotic plane running its way among pillars in the parking garage under MIT‘s Stata Center.

By |August 14, 2012|Categories: Aviation, Computers

Desalination is Graphene latest miracle

Desalination is Graphene latest miracle

According to researchers at MIT they come up with a new approach to water desalination, by using a as a filtration material sheets of graphene.

By |July 6, 2012|Categories: Physics

Trillion-frame-per-second video camera (video)

Speed of light

MIT researchers have built a camera with a visual capture rate of one trillion frames per second. That’s fast enough to watch photons travel the length of a one-liter bottle (in the video below).

By |December 18, 2011|Categories: Physics

Carbon-Rich Extrasolar Planet Discovered might harbor diamond

Carbon-Rich Extrasolar Planet

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope discovered that the planet has more carbon than oxygen, making it the first carbon-rich planet ever observed.

By |December 12, 2010|Categories: Astronomy