The Art of Soldering
The story of solder, the unsung hero of the digital revolution that benefits from a low melting point. It's what keeps the circuits attached to the silicon.
Nanomachine made from DNA nanorings
Researchers from the USA, University of Bonn and the research institute Caesar in Bonn have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory motor and can move in a specific direction. The researchers used circular structur
Tour of the Moon in 4K
Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north and south poles, we highlight interesting features,
How to Pick a Lock With a Paper Clip
So you know how to pick a lock with a tension wrench and rake. This is an incredibly useful skill, which will allow you to get in your house if you get locked out without having to call a locksmith, and will also allow you to help others who've bec
22 Old Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True
When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day. What we wear, when we leave for our morning commute, the chores we do, the hobbies we partake in, the family activities we plan. And on and on the list goes of how ou
Sixth Grader Writes a 57-Page Book About Bitcoin
An 11-year old named Andrew Courey from Massachusetts just published a book on bitcoin so the younger generation can grasp this emerging technology that's been sweeping the globe. The sixth-grader considers himself an expert on bitcoin, and his 57-
'Star Trek Online' Offers Custom 3D-Printed Starships
"Star Trek Online" players can put a lot of time into choosing, outfitting and customizing their starships, and now that work can follow them into the real world -- with hand-painted 3D-printed starships based on their exact designs.
Engineering The Strongest Foam in the World
Motherboard visits the laboratory of Nikhil Gupta, a professor who is currently working on creating lightweight metal foams that could be a game changer for our transportation of tomorrow.
Coming to a Home Depot near you:
Coming to a Home Depot near you: Tesla's "invisible" solar roof tiles and home energy storage units will become available this year
Precise control of the properties of plastics
A team of researchers at the Institute of Synthetic Polymer Materials of the Russian Academy of Sciences, MIPT, and elsewhere has found out how the regularity of polypropylene molecules and thermal treatment affect the mechanical properties of the en
Super-strong aluminum as strong as steel
Researchers have demonstrated how to create a super-strong aluminum alloy that rivals the strength of stainless steel, an advance with potential industrial applications.
Nvidia is delivering 30 TeraFLOP AI Chip Xavier to customers
With more than 9 billion transistors, Nvidia's Xavier is the most complex system on a chip ever created, representing the work of more than 2,000 NVIDIA engineers over a four-year period, and an investment of $2 billion in research and development.