New high-speed camera system reveals what snow looks like in midair
University of Utah researchers developed a high-speed camera system that spent the past two winters photographing snowflakes in 3-D as they fell – and they don't look much like those perfect-but-rare snowflakes ...
Scientists discover new water waves
Algorithm recovers speech from vibrations of potato-chip bag filmed through soundproof glass
Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video. In one set of experiments, they were ...
Two-legged robot able to run without ZMP control (w/ Video)
Japanese universities develop new world's fastest camera
Study shows long tail on luna moth helps to thwart bat attacks (w/ Video)
Study shows one reason why pigeons so rarely crash
University physicists study urine splash-back and offer best tactics for men (w/ Video)
Study finds bumblebees able to fly as high as Mount Everest
Field study shows how sailfish use their bill to catch fish
The trillion-frame-per-second camera
When a crystal lattice is excited by a laser pulse, waves of jostling atoms can travel through the material at close to one sixth the speed of light, or approximately 28,000 miles/second. Scientists now have ...
Sliding metals show fluidlike behavior, new clues to wear
(Phys.org)—Researchers have discovered a swirling fluidlike behavior in a solid piece of metal sliding over another, providing new insights into the mechanisms of wear and generation of machined surfaces ...
Research duo use X-rays and high speed camera to learn secrets of rapid wing beats of insects (w/ Video)
Stealth behavior allows cockroaches to seemingly vanish (w/ Video)
New cockroach behavior discovered by University of California, Berkeley, biologists secures the insect's reputation as one of nature's top escape artists, able to skitter away and disappear from sight before ...