The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Theorists have discovered a new optical force that is analogous to the thrust that keeps aircraft aloft and causes tennis balls to swerve.
As carmakers rush to make vehicles more connected, their products are likely to become more vulnerable to attacks.
Several companies are developing appealing robot companions, but they aren’t yet capable of helping out around the house.
Facebook is about to begin beaming down Internet access from a solar-powered drone the size of an airliner.
Record low auction prices indicate an unsustainable solar rush is accelerating.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, will work with Bill Gates to define new products.