There is an amazing, almost magical efficiency to electricity when it is applied to real-world tasks – and it can meet the energy demands of the future without sacrificing standards of living and innovation.
Reality groaned as the party jumped wholesale, Anywhere orchestrating the hundreds of people in a delicate space-time dance.
IBM has released “the world’s smallest movie” – verified by Guinness World Records – by moving thousands of precisely placed atoms, magnified over 100 million times, frame-by-frame.
Speculative fiction convention Conflux 9, held in Canberra, Australia, over the weekend, offered insights into the hearts of the genre and its people, reports COSMOS reviews editor Rivqa Rafael.
Can we predict the future? Climate scientists say we can, and have been warning us about it for decades, says Stephen Pincock.
It’s 2063, and life is good. Technology has given Indian farmer Prabhjit Kumar the tools and seeds she needs to feed her family. But can the dream of sustainably feeding the world’s nine billion other mouths be fulfilled?
Over the next 50 years, humanity will experience change at an unprecedented pace. What lies ahead? And can science save us from catastrophe during what Sir Martin Rees has dubbed ‘our final century’?
For scientists in the field of quantum information, the swirling chaos of space and the delicate intricacies of life are nothing more than a game.
Seven months after its scientists made a landmark discovery that may explain the mysteries of mass, Europe’s top physics lab will take a break from smashing invisible particles to recharge for the next leap into the unknown.
If an asteroid was on path for a collision, what could we do? Here are some of the proposals – both the sensible ones and the wild.