News tagged with shape

Geometry, skull growth and brain mechanics

Professor Alain Goriely is Professor of Mathematical modelling at Oxford University's Mathematical Institute and founder of the International Brain Mechanics and Trauma Lab (IBMTL). He talks to ScienceBlog about the key ...

dateJun 19, 2017 in Mathematics
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Magnets, all the way down!

In many ways, magnets are still mysterious. They get their (often powerful) effects from the microscopic interactions of individual electrons, and from the interplay between their collective behavior at different scales. ...

dateJun 13, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Shape-changing fog screen invented

There is something spooky about being able to see and talk to the pirate Blackbeard while one walks down a dark alley and then stepping right through him as he disappears into thin air. Such entertainment experiences are ...

dateMay 05, 2017 in Engineering
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