Category Archive: Technology

Missing: Titan’s waves. If found report to NASA

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By Kruti Shrotri Titan is one of the most intriguing bodies in our solar system. The largest of Saturn’s sixty-two moons, it is the only planetary object other than Earth known to have… Continue reading

A little matter of light

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By Kruti Shrotri Light and matter are very different: while light has no shape, size or mass, matter has all three. However, researchers have recently found a way to create matter from just… Continue reading

There’s no place quite like home.

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By Adam Smith Astronomers operating NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have spotted the most Earth-like planet found to date, around 500 light years across the galaxy from our Earth. Kepler-186f, a rocky planet which… Continue reading

Addicted to the game

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By Marie Rogers The typical video-game player is often imaged as a teenage boy sitting in his bedroom playing on his games console with the curtains drawn. But more recently the market for… Continue reading

Shine bright like a dinoflagellate

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By Anna Tiley We are constantly surrounded by bright artificial light emitted from our phones, computers, cars and light bulbs. Yet what if we could read by the light of a bacteria-powered bulb?… Continue reading

Boost your energy in a heartbeat

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By Lauren Hoskin A team of master’s students at Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art have developed a wearable technology that aims to give people more control over their energy… Continue reading