With it becoming apparent in the last few years how easy it is for individuals and organisations to break in to your data, Aidan McFadden discusses the problems we face with encryption today and how quantum cryptography is the best hope we have.
Category: Physical Sciences
An insight into the puzzling case of the pentagon, and how it all fits together.
Are robotic cloud-based labs the future of research? Teodora Aldea explores how outsourcing routine experiments could help research by saving scientists time and money.
Climate scientists are unravelling the past so they can predict future climate change: An insight into the work climate scientists are doing in the BECS laboratory at the University of Glasgow.
Patrik Hallsjo discusses why matter particles outnumber antimatter particles in the universe, and how we use neutrino oscillations to help explain this.
As clothing becomes increasingly technological, Stanford engineers create a new textile that cools the body. The secret? Infrared radiation.
It’s 3 September 1857. The SS Central America has just set sail from the port of Colón in Panama after a brief stay and is on its way to New York City. The ship...
On the one year anniversary of the detection of gravitational waves, we bring you this year’s winning Science Writing Competition piece by Daniel Williams on what it was like being in the University of Glasgow’s physics department when the discovery was made.