Robert Perkins
Researchers face the challenge of building something that is thinner than tissue paper but strong enough to withstand the energy of an ultra-high-powered laser
Robert Perkins
A new study reveals that cement absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and has offset nearly half of the CO2 chemically released during cement production over the past eight decades.
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
Robert Perkins
Altering temperature alters electronic properties in a way that previously has required extreme pressures.
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
Robert Perkins
A team of researchers from Caltech and Harvard has designed and created mechanical chains made of soft matter that can transmit signals across long distances.
A quarter of Earth’s population lacks access to reliable electricity, according to the U.N. Development Programme. More than half of those people have no electricity at all. For many, orbiting solar panels could be a solution.
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