An unexpected link between two entirely different fields of physics.
This edition of Pioneers in Science celebrates physicist Wilhelm Röntgen, winner of the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of “a new kind of ray”.
On May 20th, 2019, the world celebrates World Metrology Day. Although an annual celebration, this year in particular stands out from the rest as it opens a new era of precision in physics. Starting today, all seven base units of the International System of Units (SI)...
From royal decrees of the middle ages to ideals born from revolutionary upheaval; the remarkable history of standard measurements.
How a mix-up between the imperial and metric systems resulted in a $193 million crash.
A new silicon-based light-emitting diode (LED) is developed, and provides a solution in the manufacturing of better LEDs.
New research suggests that biskyrmions are not what they previously appeared to be.
Is electronic communication taking up too much of our time?
A solar cell that makes its own storable fuel.
Current robots don’t have Terminator capabilities. But the technology is getting closer with new liquid metals that can be manipulated in 3D space with magnets.
Advanced Materials board member Xiaodong Chen on his scientific and personal motivations.
German researchers tested the efficacy of cold atmospheric plasma in the inactivation and removal of infections.