Infinite-capacity wireless vortex beams carry 2.5 terabits per second

American and Israeli researchers have used twisted vortex beams to transmit data at 2.5 terabits per second. As far as we can discern, this is the fastest wireless network ever…

Move Over RFID-Transient Electronics Have Arrived

Tufts School of Engineering have developed a new electronic technology, transient electronics is its official name, and it just melts away within the body after doing its job. Testing in…

Hitachi develops glass-based storage system that will last for 100 MILLION years

Breakthrough: A woman holds up Hitachi’s newly unveiled quartz glass plate technology, which can be used for the indefinite storage of data The developments in recent years of file storage…

Sealand Skull: Real or Hoax?

An alien survivor from a prehistoric saucer crash? An unfortunate time traveler from the future? A tradesman from a parallel universe? A hitherto undiscovered species? Or a mere freak deformity…

Electrons Confined Inside Nano-Pyramids

Quantum dots are nanostructures of semiconducting materials that behave a lot like single atoms and are very easy to produce. Given their special properties, researchers see huge potential for quantum…

Secret Space Program Shows Its Hand

by Zen Gardner Who dumps technology more advanced than NASA on to NASA and thinks nothing of it? This admission of at least this segment of a secretive space program…

Electrogravitics – A Simplified Description

Electrogravitics. This technology was being developed and tested in all major aerospace companies in the 1950s. Martin, Convair, Lear, Sperry, Raytheon, and many others all were eagerly studying electrogravitics. But…

Spherical Glass Solar Energy Generator

It looks like a giant, glass marble. But this globe is no game. It’s a sun-tracking, solar energy concentrator created by Barcelona-based architects Rawlemon and, according to the designers, is…

Spacecraft detects snow falling on Mars!

But this is a ‘dry ice’ variety; it’s the only planet in solar system known to see phenomenon A spacecraft orbiting Mars has detected carbon dioxide snow falling on the…

Strange Mystery Spheres on Mars Baffle Scientists

A strange picture of odd, spherical rock formations on Mars from NASA’s Opportunity rover has scientists scratching their heads over what exactly they’re looking at. The new Mars photo by Opportunityshows…

The Sun – It’s Too Round

Sun is too round, say scientists A mystery surrounds the shape of the Sun – it is just too perfectly round, say scientists. In fact the Sun turns out to…

Big Bang Theory Challenged By Big Chill

The start of the Universe should be modeled not as a Big Bang but more like water freezing into ice, according to a team of theoretical physicists at the University…

Astronaut: We’ve had visitors

The following article was published on February 18, 2004. Edgar Dean Mitchell, Sc.D. is an American pilot, retired Captain in the United States Navy and NASA astronaut and was the sixth man…

The Ten Dogmas Of Modern Science

The ‘scientific worldview’ is immensely influential because the sciences have been so successful. They touch all our lives through technologies and through modern medicine. Our intellectual world has been transformed…

Oh, My Stars and Hexagons! DNA Code Shapes Gold Nanoparticles

DNA holds the genetic code for all sorts of biological molecules and traits. But University of Illinois researchers have found that DNA’s code can similarly shape metallic structures. The team…