Physics
Octopus suckers inspire soft robotic arms

Octopus suckers inspire soft robotic arms

The remarkably agile arms of the octopus are a source of inspiration for the design of autonomous robots. With nearly two-thirds of their neurons residing in the eight arms, these appendages are able to sense and respond to environmental conditions with little to no...

Nobel Prizes 2019: Physics

Nobel Prizes 2019: Physics

Prize awarded jointly to James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”.

Searching for New Hydrogen Production Pathways

Searching for New Hydrogen Production Pathways

An interdisciplinary collaboration identified a superior catalyst for water splitting. The applied strategy however, could also be a pathway towards a clear knowledge of quantum materials and their unusual properties.