Featured by Flora Lichtman
RoboClam Is A Digging Machine
Scientists get some tips from one of nature's best diggers.
The Science of Lightning
A view into some of the rarer types of lightning
A Thinking Cap That Boosts Your Brainpower
The Parts A) 9-volt battery: Generates a weak 1.5-milliampere current B) Regulator: Allows researchers to control the electrical juice C) … Continued
The Science Of Bubbles
More than just good for a bath, bubbles are a focus of new research
A Pacemaker Powered By Heartbeats
We heart this idea
Meet The Physicist Who’s Building Snake Robots
Daniel Goldman studies locomotion by building animal robots
A Bird Backpack That Can Track Migrations
Something new for the carrier pigeon to carry around.
A Generator That Harnesses Energy From Ocean Currents
A working model of the estimated $5-million device could be ready within a year.
The Thousand-Year-Old Viking Sunstone
A thousand years ago, Vikings navigated with a sunstone, which they used to locate the sun on cloudy days. The … Continued
PopSci Q&A: Seth Lloyd Talks Quantum Computing and Quoogling
The director of the Center for Extreme Quantum Information Theory at MIT answers our biggest questions