The were first predicted in 2005 and first synthesized in the lab in 2008. Now physicists have discovered a naturally occurring topological insulator that can be mined from the earth’s crust.
The Washington Post reports that the NSA collects billions of cell phone location records daily–but there’s more to this issue than privacy.
The next generation of photographers will think nothing of taking a camera out of their pocket and releasing it to the skies, like a dove to the wind.
If you want a good answer, ask a decent question. That’s the startling conclusion to a study of online Q&As.
Downloading free software is hugely time consuming and expensive in the developing world. Now one computer scientist has worked out how to spread it faster and more cheaply without using the internet.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
In physics multiple choice papers, the correct answers should follow Benford’s law while the other options should not. So can an enterprising student use this to beat the test?
Physicists have developed a technique that can tell which parts of the brain rely on analog signals and which rely on digital signals.