Materials engineers have developed a structural nanofiber that is both strong and tough, a discovery that could transform everything from airplanes and bridges to body armor and bicycles. Continue reading →
Airplanes waste a lot of fuel on the ground. To taxi around airports, from passenger gates to runways, planes are powered by their main engines which simply aren’t optimized for that task. This creates a lot of unnecessary CO2 emissions, air pollution… Continue reading →
Over the weekend, crews finally succeeded in plugging BP’s blown-out oil well once and for all. Workers pumped mud and cement through the newly secured relief well and finally sealed this disastrous wound in the ocean floor for good.
As we … Continue reading →