An elegant weapon from a more civilized age, the lightsaber has fascinated fans and inspired scientists, but will the Jedi here on Earth ever have a chance to wield one?
The premiere of the ultimate weapon of the future (past?) in the 1977 film Star Wars changed backyard battles around the world, transforming everything from wrapping paper tubes to broom handles into glowing, vwooming, bone slicing sabers. Surely this was something science would solve by the time you reached adulthood, but alas, it was not.
Continue reading The Lightsaber: Science v. Fiction
The roadways of the U.S, while not paved with gold, could soon be paved with something better; energy. Continue reading In Both US and Netherlands, Solar Roadways Could Pave The Way For Sustainability
The confetti has been swept up, the hangovers have receded and the new year has begun. But before we carry on marching forward into the unknown, let’s take a moment to appreciate the scientific achievements of 2014 that will carry us through 2015 and beyond. Continue reading Science 2014: The Year In Review
Mid-American Solar has teamed with First Solar to create the worlds largest solar farm, Topaz. Continue reading California Company Opens World’s Largest Solar Farm
Dogs have done plenty to earn their place as man’s best friend. From hunter’s assistant to search and rescue heroes, canines have been a great asset to humans, and with a recent advancement in communication technology, humans may soon be able to return the favor. Continue reading New Device Allows Further Communication Between Humans and Dogs