At 1,000,000,000,000 frames per second, a camera would be capable of tracking the passage of a single packet of light. Thanks to Ramesh Raskar and his team at MIT, we now possess this technology.
Ninety seconds is all it takes to traverse almost half a million galaxies in this visualisation of our near universe.
Take one beach, one sand binding agent, one laptop and one Super Sand Robot 3D printer and what do you get? How about a full-size building capable of containing numerous people?
When picturing an astronaut you generally envisage a guy in a white suit repairing equipment, or walking in slow mo. But playing with a yo-yo in zero-G? Now that's more like it.
Japanese art student Yasutoki Kariya has reimagined Newton's Cradle using 11 computer-programmed incandescent light bulbs, some string and a motor. We explain.
Looking to fill in the summer break? Why not search for aliens at a Scottish university. Next January, the University of Edinburgh is offering a free, online and wholly legitimate course in the search for extraterrestrial life.
News of CERN's discovery has been everywhere, but if you still don't quite understand what the Very Important Particle is - or does - then here's a short video that sums it up.
Little known fact: the microbes living in our body weigh more than our brain. Over recent years the oft-maligned microbe has been undergoing an image makeover.
Think of Polyfloss as fairy floss for the recycling generation.
Slime mould may be the smartest unicellular organism on Earth. Now it's being used to discover new pathways through the streets of Amsterdam.
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