November 29, 2012
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
November 27, 2012
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
November 12, 2012
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.
November 10, 2012
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.
September 28, 2012
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.
August 14, 2012
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.
July 6, 2012
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.
December 18, 2011
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).
December 12, 2010
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope discovered that the planet has more carbon than oxygen, making it the first carbon-rich planet ever observed.