Scientists Successfully Teleport a Photon from Earth to Space for the First Time in History

Teleportation might seem like a process best left to science fiction, but researchers are making fiction into truth. Researchers, for the first time, have successfully teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite in orbit. Teleportation is a  process that can occur when two quantum objects share a wave function. This means that as they come into...

New Ceramic Coating Could Make Hypersonic Air Travel a Reality

Heat has always been the barrier to the development of hypersonic aircraft. Traveling at speeds of Mach 5 generates ultra-high temperatures up to 3,600F to 5400F. Until now, materials experiencing that kind of heat have been prone to disintegration. But all that is about to change. A team of Chinese and British scientists has developed a new carbide-based ceramic...

16 Mildly Interesting Industrial Processes for Making Things

We live in a world “dripping” in stuff and things, most of which we don’t really need. We have become so dependant on some that it would be inconceivable to live our lives without them. Many others are simply overlooked and unappreciated as we go about our daily lives. Most of these objects have a very, well mildly,...

Geologists Have Just Discovered Why Roman Concrete Is Extremely Durable

Roman concrete has proven to be one of the strongest construction materials in history. It has proven itself through time even if it’s been submerged underwater since its erection. But why is it particularly durable? Why has Roman concrete stood the test of time and defeated corrosion induced by seawater? A new research study conducted by the University...

This Nepalese Company Provides Free Wi-Fi Even on the Summit of Everest

Mountaineers trekking the Mount Everest have some pleasant news on connectivity. Everest Link, a Nepalese company, is offering Internet services over Wi-Fi at multiple locations on the highest peak in the world.Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world where its chilling temperatures could freeze the blood circulation. Avalanches may strike at any moment on Mount Everest....

Finding Your Way in the Engineering Job Search Maze

Every year a quarter of million students graduate from engineering and technology programs in the USA to soon find themselves in a never-ending maze of engineering job search.Education is important because it is the only treasure that no one can take away from you. Engineering students work hard to achieve good grades and pass every technical exam bestowed...

Travel and Work in Style with This Incredibly Secure Smart Bag

One of our biggest priority in life is our career, and working in an engineering or scientific industry often require travel. Whether you’re an office-based or site-based worker, we sometimes find ourselves working on the go. And when packing to travel for business, we usually struggle with choosing which bag to take. It’s all about carrying important work...

Nikola Tesla’s Greatest Achievements

Nikola Tesla is perhaps one of the greatest scientists that has ever lived. His experiments were far beyond his time, which left much of his work underappreciated until after he passed away. Born on July 10, 1856 in Austria, where he would then make his way to New York to further his work. His showmanship and crazy inventions...

Riding This Pedal-Powered Lift Is Way Better Than Taking the Stairs

We recently reported on the multi-directional lift that is going to reduce energy costs of buildings. But how about one that only requires your own muscle power? The Vycle is just that, a pedal-powered vertical lift. Invented by Elena Larriba and Jon Garcia, the Vycle is an eco-friendly alternative to lifts that keeps you fit at the same...

You Can Now Pre-Order World’s First Holographic Smartphone

Ditch your iPhone, the world’s first holographic smartphone is coming. A professional camera company, RED, announced they will make a smartphone with holographic capability.The holographic smartphone is called the RED Hydrogen and is described by the company as the “world’s first holographic media machine”. While details are pretty limited, you can already pre-order the mysterious object. It will...