Latest simulation shows that the magnetic nozzles required for antimatter propulsion could be vastly more efficient than previously thought–and built with today’s technologies
As commercial uses of drones emerge, startups create software that could help the devices take flight.
To stay profitable, Tesla needs to keep cutting costs and selling more cars.
Upgraded robot vision will be just one of the uses for the new version of Microsoft’s gesture control camera.
Integrating solar cells into building materials could make solar power more attractive to homeowners.
A computer two millimeters square is the start of an effort to make chips that can put computer power just about anywhere for the vaunted “Internet of Things.”
As the amount of data expands exponentially, nearly all of it carries someone’s digital fingerprints.
A system for measuring methane leaks could settle the question of whether natural gas is good for the climate.
A battery-swapping startup’s innovative system for charging electric vehicles suffered from overreach and limited consumer demand.
Atomic force measurements show that the bond between two gold atoms is highly directional and molecular-like, a finding with significant implications for the design and construction of atomic-scale devices