A View from Conor Myhrvold
Flexible Robot Comes with Camouflage
Programmable Material Algorithm Solves Universal Coating Problem
If you want to measure the temperature at any point on an object’s surface, a thin coating of programmable material can do the job, say computer scientists.
Promising New Solar Material Boosts Performance of Silicon
Researchers say they’ve overcome an obstacle to making highly efficient solar devices by combining silicon with a new material.
Materials Scientists Make Martian Concrete
If we’re going to colonize Mars, we’ll need buildings to live and work in. So researchers have made cheap, strong concrete out of “Martian” soil.