As clothing becomes increasingly technological, Stanford engineers create a new textile that cools the body. The secret? Infrared radiation.
Category: Physical Sciences
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.
The fourth annual Science Slam took place on the 14th of July 2016 at the Cottier Theatre in Hyndland. Our roving reporter, Rebecca McHugh, was on hand to take in the wide variety of subjects these seven PhD students were speaking on.
Game changing discovery in the search for extra-terrestrial life – could Earth’s life-sustaining conditions also exist on nearby planet Proxima b?
Richard Murchie explores how the sun’s erratic nature puts modern society at risk – could an eruption on the sun’s surface cause major electrical failure on Earth?
How could the iPhone become thinner, lighter but stronger year after year?
Nuclear waste remains one of the most controversial areas in an even more controversial topic, but by investigating the nature of the waste, John Lindberg shows the immense potential hidden in plain sight.