Towards roll to roll graphene production
An innovative new cheap and simple mass production technique, developed by the University of Exeter, is set to open up the global potential of the 'wonder' material graphene.
goTenna makes a Mesh of off-grid comms
When there's no network coverage or internet access, smartphones are rendered useless as a communications tool. The goTenna tackled this by allowing smartphones to communicate via their own radio-based network and, now, the goTenna Mesh can do so ove
Novel 3D printer puts continuous printing on the table
At the heart of many of today's 3D printers is a stationary print bed, which means that if you want to print a really, really long object like a company logo for above the office door or hollow tubing, it would likely take several print runs and some
Seasteading in Paradise
For nearly a decade, the Seasteading Institute has been working to create autonomous floating communities on the ocean, where settlers can make their own rules de novo, unbound by the principalities and powers based on land. Founded by Google softwar
World's Highest Airship
JP Aerospace's Tandem airship flew to 95,085 feet on October 22, 2011...The thirty foot long craft flew for just over three hours. JP Aerospace, America's OTHER Space Program
Metallic Hydrogen update
Thomas D. Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences Isaac Silvera and postdoctoral fellow Ranga Dias have long sought the material, called atomic metallic hydrogen.
Forget Supersonic--Let's Make a Sea-Skimming Cargo Jet
Over the past few years, a lot of folks have started talking about the potential rebirth of supersonic travel--major companies, government agencies, and startups alike are striving to revive the age of the Concorde.