Posts in: Physical Science

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A face to remember

A face to remember

MIT researchers’ feature tuning algorithm can make your profile photo more memorable

By | Posted April 17, 2014

The future of rare earth recycling

The future of rare earth recycling

Companies are scrambling to find ways to reuse costly rare earth elements

By | Posted March 3, 2014

Science and art collide in space images

Science and art collide in space images

What are we really seeing when we look at photos of planets and stars?

By | Posted February 21, 2014

An idea for ideas

An idea for ideas

One man’s obsessive quest to optimize the everyday notebook

By | Posted February 12, 2014

Science cartoonist Sidney Harris doesn’t draw “funny style”

Science cartoonist Sidney Harris doesn’t draw “funny style”

Harris communicates science with minimal line work

By | Posted January 31, 2014

A preventable train tragedy

A preventable train tragedy

Why the technology that could have averted the Metro-North crash is stalled

By | Posted December 4, 2013

No molecule left unchecked

No molecule left unchecked

New X-ray technology is about to make it a lot harder to plant a bomb on a plane

By | Posted March 26, 2013

Romibo rolls on

Romibo rolls on

Aubrey Shick is doing everything she can to finish work on Romibo, the first do-it-yourself autism therapy robot

By | Posted February 14, 2013

Capturing the invisible

Capturing the invisible

Astrophysicist Charles Hailey is building instruments to examine dark matter, black holes and more

By | Posted February 13, 2013

The astronomical data explosion

The astronomical data explosion

With the surge in telescopic space data, pro-am astronomy collaborations are making stellar discoveries

By | Posted February 3, 2013

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