Materials

Man of Steel or Super Non-Newtonian Fluid?

(Source: YouTube-Warner Bros. Pictures, screenshot) A few years back I watched a great documentary titled The Science of Superman and it answered a lot...

Observing Molecular Dynamics of Chemical Reactions in Real Time

An ongoing NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) project is closing in on one of the most urgently sought-after goals in modern science: The...

Remaking Glass: Controlling the Arrangement of Atoms

A new way to make glass has been discovered by a collaboration of researchers at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bristol using a method...

Butterfly Wings Inspire New High-Tech Surfaces

A South American butterfly flapped its wings, and caused a flurry of nanotechnology research to happen in Ohio and may lead to new high-tech surfaces...