China has announced that it will begin construction of the world’s largest particle collider in 2020. According to officials, the subterranean facility will be at least twice the size of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland, and will endeavour to find out more about the mysterious Higgs boson.
Yamaha is building a robot that can drive your existing car and existing motorcycle.
These animations are a fantastic visualization of how your cells split. (Jump to the 5:30 mark). The advancement of biological science allows us ever increasing insight into what happens in our bodies. The video, which is 4 years old covers this too. I just discovered a new, more accurate animation (gif) today. Check it out.
A newly produced material is believed to be the “blackest” ever created. Vantablack is a pure carbon coating and absorbs 99.96 percent of incident radiation (solar energy as it hits the material’s surface). Manufacturer Surrey NanoSystems believes that is the highest such figure ever recorded.