Conventional batteries take so long to charge that they cannot efficiently store braking energy. Graphene supercapacitors store almost as much but charge in just 16 seconds.
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
Einstein’s famous critique of quantum mechanics first emerged in 1930, five years earlier than thought, according to a new analysis of his work.
Upstart competitor argues that Microsoft must understand that companies want to buy software from more than one provider.
As speech recognition technology improves, it’s natural to wonder whether computers will ever be able to lip read as well. Here’s a rundown of challenges involved.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
Not everyone thinks Google’s attempt to reinvent the computer will work.
A recent security flaw raises questions about mobile payments.