Almost 30 per cent of recorded history, shared over social media such as Twitter, has disapeared, according to a new study of the Egyptian uprising and other significant events
Water-soaked grains of carbon superconduct at room temperature, claim a team of physicists from Germany
Chankillo, a Peruvian “Stonehenge”, has 13 towers in a straight line. Nobody knows why but one physicists thinks that software for simulating the position of the Sun for solar panels can help
Logic gates that exploit the swarming behaviour of soldier crabs have been built and tested in Japan
A self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, which was lost for 500 years, has been restored using simple techniques and free software.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
An online translation of an ancient text reveals some engineering marvels from antiquity.
The Solar System consists of distant gas giants and inner rocky planets separated by an asteroid belt. Now an elegant new theory explains how this structure arises
Two years ago print was going to soldier on another 10 years. Now it’s five–or fewer.
The discovery of a new crater in the Bayuda Desert in Sudan suggests that the next generation of crater hunters could be amateurs based at home.