A British company, called “Surrey NanoSystems” has produced a strange material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light, setting a new world record. This “super black” material is named as “vantablack” by combining first letters of the term “Vertically Aligned NanoTube Arrays”.
Honey badgers escape from their enclosure using anything from mud balls to rakes.
Veritasium.com‘s Derek Muller asks what the connection is between gyroscopes, weight and gravity and explains it.
Computers are everywhere and control almost every aspect of our lives. In the next 6 minutes you’ll find out how they really work.
Anderson Cooper 360° delves into the skills and scepticism behind Indigo Children, the generation born in and after 1978. Gifted or ADHD? As Anderson says, you can judge for yourself.
Meet Baxter, the robot you don’t program — you just show ‘him’ what to do. Baxter is an adaptive, collaborative manufacturing robot. It contains cameras, sensors and sophisticated software that enable it to “see” objects, “feel” forces and “understand” tasks.
Solar flares are bursts of radiation on the sun’s surface. The disturbance to Earth’s atmosphere can disrupt GPS and communications signals, according to NASA.
Morgan Freeman attempts to answer another often-asked question.