10/19/2016 12:15:29
Robert Perkins
"Planet Nine," which may lurk beyond Neptune, may be the reason that the solar system's planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the sun.
artistic rendering of Planet Nine
10/10/2016 11:12:32
Robert Perkins
Destructive interference can be used to see through fog using a technology reminiscent of noise-canceling headphones.
image of the results of glare suppression
09/28/2016 11:55:23
Robert Perkins
Spider-like assembly robots can build a web of trusses that supports an enormous telescope mirror, researchers say.
09/13/2016 11:40:10
A new algorithm can recognize and catalogue a city's trees using Google Maps, offering a new way to protect and manage a critical urban resource.
09/06/2016 15:03:48
Robert Perkins
Sharks and minnows: Scientists discover an optical soliton wave that rides with and feeds off of other soliton waves, much like a pilot fish with a shark.
09/07/2016 10:00:31
Whitney Clavin
A new simulation of our Milky Way galaxy has solved a decades-old mystery.
08/24/2016 12:05:16
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
08/08/2016 12:02:42
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.
Logic gate
07/28/2016 10:01:57
Whitney Clavin
The NuSTAR mission is identifying which black holes erupt with the highest-energy X-rays.
07/27/2016 09:39:13
Robert Perkins
The Schrödinger equation, foundational to quantum mechanics, turns out to be useful for predicting the motion of fluids as well.