To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
Astronomers have long known that combining the data from several astrophotographs can reveal dramatically more detail about astrophysical objects. So what will they discover by combining all the astrophotographs on the Web?
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on warrantless cell-phone searches is an encouraging acknowledgement that the Constitution protects our privacy from much more than physical trespass.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
If we want to bring coding skills to the masses, we may have to reinvent what programming is.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
Extruding, printing, and sintering are not the same as manufacturing.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
Mailbox cleverly rethinks Gmail with to-do list features, but you may not be able to use it just yet.