Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
Researchers measure Brazil nut effect in reduced gravity
New approach assembles big structures from small interlocking pieces
MIT researchers have developed a lightweight structure whose tiny blocks can be snapped together much like the bricks of a child's construction toy. The new material, the researchers say, could revolutionize ...
Fluorescent nanotube coating can detect strain
A new type of paint made with carbon nanotubes at Rice University can help detect strain in buildings, bridges and airplanes.
Dyson Unveils His Bladeless Fan (w/ Videos)
Have we reached peak travel?
Solar-powered two-seat Sunseeker airplane has progress report
Engineers achieve first airplane to ground quantum key distribution exchange
Materials scientists create highly water repellant ceramics (w/ video)
Biggest solar storm since 2005 pummels Earth
A potent solar flare has unleashed the biggest radiation storm since 2005 and could disrupt some satellite communications in the polar regions, US space weather monitors said Monday.
800-pound paper airplane takes flight
A plane that lands like a bird (w/ Video)
Everyone knows what it's like for an airplane to land: the slow maneuvering into an approach pattern, the long descent, and the brakes slamming on as soon as the plane touches down, which seems to just barely ...
'Hyperloop' would link LA-SF in 30 mins, if built (Update 2)
Imagine strapping into a car-sized capsule and hurtling through a tube at more than 700 mph (1,126 kph)—not for the thrill of it, but to get where you need to go.