MIT Researchers Created The Strongest Material In The World

A research team at the MIT have discovered a way to make the world’s strongest material Graphene even stronger.“Once we created these 3D structures, we wanted to see what’s the limit—what’s the strongest possible material we can produce,” said Zhao Qin, CEE research scientist and study co-author. “One of our samples has five percent the density of steel, but...

This Antibiotic Spider Silk Makes a Better Bandage

Even though it sounds ripped from the pages of a Spider-Man comic, this innovation came from a lab in the UK.Five years of work between a spider expert and a chemist resulted in antibiotic spider silk. The synthetic material, produced by a team at the University of Nottingham, can be used to heal wounds and deliver medicine. It...

Bad Weather Delays SpaceX’s Falcon 9 By 5 Day

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch has been delayed by five days, to 14th of January, due to bad weather.SpaceX’s rocket was scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Monday morning, January 9th, at 10:22.Elon Musk, the owner of SpaceX, announced with a tweet on Sunday:“Launch moving due to high winds and rains at Vandenberg....

Understand the Physics Behind These Incredible Ice Discs

Nature has a thing for patterns and naturally occurring shapes, especially circles. However, certain UFO shaped discs have stumped hundreds. These ice discs sit atop rivers and seemingly rotate with a mind of their own. Most recently, Michigan resident Jason Robinson caught the event on camera, and the footage can be found on YouTube.So what causes this phenomenon...

20-Cent Paper Centrifuge Can Detect Malaria in 15 Minutes

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a hand-spun centrifuge mainly made out of paper. The Centrifuge is extremely light and costs just 20 cents. The simple device inspired by an ancient children’s toy is named “paperfuge”. This low cost and power free centrifuge can detect malaria in blood in a mere 15 minutes.How does a centrifuge work?A centrifuge is...

Moqui Marbles of Utah and Martian Blueberries Are Strangely Similar

Moqui marbles formed about 25 million years ago. They are also known as shaman stones used to get in touch with other dimensions, souls, and God.Some of you might be familiar with the strange sphere formed stones discovered on Mars, which were then called ‘blueberries‘. Spread across the US for at least 25 million years; Mysterious Moqui marbles...

Covão do Conchos Spillway Looks Like A Portal To A Parallel Universe

One can’t help but be mesmerized by the Covão do Conchos, a spillway in the middle of a tranquil Portuguese lake.A spillway is a drainage channel within a dam that is used to provide a safe release of floodwater to a downstream area. It prevents water from spilling out of the dam and causing damage.Covão do Conchos is an example of a...

Not Your Average CEO: Shop Talk with Autodesk’s Carl Bass

It’s not often that you get to sit face to face with the CEO of a multi-billion dollar company – but Autodesk’s Carl Bass isn’t your average CEO.On January 20th of next week, the CEO of Autodesk is hosting a webinar to discuss his projects and engage in a little “shop talk” with anyone that wants to join....

Get Rid of Public Speaking Anxiety By Doing This 1 Thing

As a an engineer, there is a good chance that you are an introvert. There is nothing wrong with being soft spoken unless part of your job includes public speakingYou are great at communicating complex ideas, but just not to large groups of people. You get speech anxiety. In the privacy of your dim lit office, your fingers...

You Can Build Your Own Affordable Solar Power System

Going green has many benefits. The obvious one is that it reduces one’s carbon footprint, in turn saving the environment. Another reason to unplug from the grid is to reduce electricity bills. By using solar panels or wind turbines, one could run one’s home using nature’s resources. However, these systems come at a price.What do you need to...