How wildlife films warp time

How wildlife films warp time

In the Jungles episode of the BBC’s Planet Earth II, there’s a stunning scene of hummingbirds in Ecuador, flying in slow motion. And when it aired in the UK, some viewers wondered if the BBC actually created the footage with computer graphics. And you can’t blame them. With our own eyes, we’ll never see hummingbirds…

The high cost of free parking

The high cost of free parking

STEVE JOBS: “And we’ve come up with a design that puts 12,000 people in one building” Four months before he died in 2011, Steve Jobs made his final public appearance pitching Apple’s new campus, which opened this year. Central to his vision was turning existing parking lots into a green landscape. STEVE JOBS “The overall…

NASA’s Nuclear Drone Will Search For Life on Titan

NASA’s Nuclear Drone Will Search For Life on Titan

Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is thought to have seas of methane with a landscape and atmosphere functioning much similar to our own. Which is why NASA is developing a nuclear-powered rotorcraft-lander, deemed Dragonfly, to send to Titan’s surface. This car-sized drone will investigate the organic-rich terrain like never before, revealing whether or not this moon…

Is This New Super Carbon Better Than Graphene?

Is This New Super Carbon Better Than Graphene?

Graphene is heralded as a wonder-material that could completely change our world. Its incredibly flexible, strong and conductive carbon structure promises to revolutionize energy storage, computing, and technology as we know it. But graphene isn’t the only nanocarbon out there with promising applications. There’s one in particular that’s been capturing scientists’ attention for decades, and…