The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.
If you believe Tesla, affordable, long-range electric cars could be here sooner than many think.
The official map of the human genome can’t tell you everything about your genes. Does graph theory offer a better way?
Entrepreneurs using couriers and mom-and-pop shops hope to outmaneuver Amazon with ultrafast deliveries in India’s big cities.
Occipital wants to interrupt virtual-reality scenes with what’s coming at you in real life to prevent surprises and spills.
Automakers have begun harvesting batteries for use in stationary energy storage applications.
A startup called Siluria thinks it’s solved a mystery that has stymied huge oil companies for decades.
Quantum cryptography can only become successful if somebody can generate quantum random numbers at the rate of tens of billions per second. Now Chinese physicists say they’ve done it.