Fusion, and friction, and fields! Oh, my! The rich and ubiquitous world of fluid dynamics
How does complex behavior spontaneously emerge in the brain?
Getting here from there: Mitochondrial genome clarifies North American migration models
Study shows cockroaches have individual personalities that impact group dynamics
What makes Champagne bubbly?
Stanford pair helping predict solar storms
Life as a forecaster is not easy. Just ask National Weather Service forecasters who misjudged how a recent winter storm would impact the Big Apple. Now imagine trying to predict weather activity on a burning ...
Boston Dynamics unveils latest robot quadruped 'Spot' (w/ Video)
MIT group's shape display steps to new realm in interaction future (w/ Video)
Image sensors that behave like biological retinas
Ever since the invention of the first camera obscura and the advent of photography in the 19th century, scientists have been fascinated by the use of light sensors to capture the world around us from the ...
HoverBall: Inventor redefines people-ball interactions using quadcopter tech
University physicists study urine splash-back and offer best tactics for men (w/ Video)
Graphene only as strong as weakest link
(Phys.org) —There is no disputing graphene is strong. But new research by Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology should prompt manufacturers to look a little deeper as they consider the ...
What's behind a No. 1 ranking? Open-source LineUp software enables granular analysis of subjective ranking systems
Behind every "Top 100" list is a generous sprinkling of personal bias and subjective decisions. Lacking the tools to calculate how factors like median home prices and crime rates actually affect the "best ...
New theory points to 'zombie vortices' as key step in star formation
(Phys.org) —A new theory by fluid dynamics experts at the University of California, Berkeley, shows how "zombie vortices" help lead to the birth of a new star.