Whether we’re listening to Bach or the blues, our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to new research. For instance, Mozart’s jaunty Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major is most often associ… Continue reading →
Silicon nanocrystals have a size of a few nanometers and possess a high luminous potential. Scientists have now succeeded in manufacturing silicon-based light-emitting diodes (SiLEDs). They are free of heavy metals and can emit light in various colors. Continue reading →
Nearly 200,000 light-years from Earth, the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, floats in space, in a long and slow dance around our galaxy. Vast clouds of gas within it slowly collapse to form new stars. In turn, these light up… Continue reading →
It’s official, 2012 was a record year for heat in the US, and 2013 is already turning out to be historic for Australia, a country that is used to extreme heat, but nothing quite like what they’re getting now. Continue reading →
Image via Instructables The idea of showing air quality by emitting glowing colors is fairly old. In fact, in 2007, Pairs launched hot air balloons above the city that would show citizens the level of cleanliness of the air they were breathing in. Eve… Continue reading →
Photo by Yvonne Ayoub Within the plumage of a peacock lies a complex architecture that’s continuously changing color. Or so it seems. Though the colors of a peacock are revered, it is just as stunning–if not more so–without them. Often referred to … Continue reading →
Have you been eying that empty space in your place? There’s a way to add nice pieces to your home without breaking the bank. Doing it yourself is not only eco-responsible, but it’s also fun, especially because you get to forge a special connection with that unique and original piece.
In the spirit of reuse, these [...] Continue reading →