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3D printing, inspired by wood

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:59

Gerald Stanford Guralnik

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Engineering Maxwell’s demon

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

A simple model illustrates the operating principles of an information engine, a mechanical device that mimics the behavior of Maxwell’s demon by converting heat into information plus work.

Andrew Marienhoff Sessler

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

New books

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Super fracking

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Injecting large volumes of low-viscosity water helps energy producers extract oil and gas from shales that tightly confine those fossil fuels. But the technique also confronts technical and environmental issues.

HAARP reprieve

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Germany to exit the SKA

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

The weight of water

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Leonardo da Vinci’s foundational work on hydrostatics combined traditional knowledge and innovative empiricism in an attempt to understand an object fraught with paradox: the water-filled container.

Heat under the microscope

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Recent advances in computational and spectroscopic tools offer new insights into the nature of thermal conduction at ever-finer length scales and ways to control it.

Quantum Cascade Lasers

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Canada CHIMEs in on dark energy

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58

Teasing out signal from galactic noise is the biggest challenge in using diffuse neutral hydrogen to study the changing structure of the universe.

Bringing out the flex in flexoelectrics

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:58