My Good Deed for the Day.


I don’t believe that I shall have to point the scientists in the right direction yet again… What are these guys with their rulers and brains to spare up to all day long? I will give them a way to give us all free lighting and I shall start my solution with those immortal words […]

MIT’s self-healing metal…


From I fucking love science: When a material is damaged, you wouldn’t expect pulling it apart to suddenly make it less damaged. This counterintuitive effect is exactly what researchers at MIT observed in an experimental model recently, and it was so unexpected that the results had to be rechecked before anyone was ready to believe […]

Seeing light in a new light.


From Eurekalert.org: Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter Harvard and MIT scientists are challenging the conventional wisdom about light, and they didn’t need to go to a galaxy far, far away to do it. Working with colleagues at the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms, a group led by Harvard Professor of Physics Mikhail Lukin and MIT Professor […]