Tech

Strong signals
5:52pm, 8th May, 2019

Strong signals

(University of California - Santa Barbara) We've all felt the negative effects of radio interference, which has been with us since the days of the telegraph. It can show up as a minor annoyance such as radio static or as a major problem that ren...
A new filter to better map the dark universe
2:21pm, 8th May, 2019

A new filter to better map the dark universe

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) To address messy measurements of the cosmic web that connects matter in the universe, researchers at Berkeley Lab developed a way to improve the accuracy and clarity of these measurements based on the stret...
When sand behaves like oil
10:51am, 8th May, 2019

When sand behaves like oil

(ETH Zurich) Sand, coffee grounds and rice behave very differently than water or oil, but under certain conditions they will suddenly exhibit astonishing similarities. Scientists have found a way to better understand the behaviour of granular materia...
New multi-player game brings out the science of wargames
5:17pm, 7th May, 2019

New multi-player game brings out the science of wargames

(University of California - Berkeley) A first-of-its-kind online game, released publicly today, is poised to revolutionize the field of wargaming. Developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore National Laborat...
Public dread of nuclear power limits its use
4:40pm, 6th May, 2019

Public dread of nuclear power limits its use

(Carnegie Mellon University) Nuclear power has been a part of the American energy portfolio since the 1950s, but for a number of reasons, the general public has long felt a significant dread about it.
Pan-European LifeTime initiative is launching in Berlin
1:09pm, 6th May, 2019

Pan-European LifeTime initiative is launching in Berlin

(Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) About 500 scientists, clinicians, patients, and stakeholders from 20 European countries and beyond have gathered in Berlin at the LifeTime Opening Conference. The pan-European...