nanotechnology

3 Microns Tall: The World's Smallest Snowman

These are a couple shots of the world's smallest snowman. The snowman "was fabricated from three 0.9 micron silica spheres stacked with the use of electron beam...
December 22, 2016

Glowing Trees To Replace Streetlights?

Note: Picture is unrelated. Just like my girlfriend and I. Will glowing trees replace streetlights? I doubt it. Still, you never know. If you'd asked me ten...
November 15, 2010

Graphene: The Material Of Tomorrow, Today

Science, best known for inventing robots and dooming the earth, is now responsible for a new carbon wonder material called graphene. Nice, science, way to do good...
July 9, 2009

Astronaut To Test New Non-Stink Underwear

That's right, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata is slated to test a new kind of underwear during his current visit to the space station. The "state-of-the-art" undies were...
March 21, 2009

Nanotech Material Never Gets Wet, EVER

Scientists at the University of Zurich have developed a material that never gets wet. Even if you play romantic music and kiss it tenderly. The fabric is...
November 25, 2008

I'm Still Hungry: World's Smallest Ramen Bowl

Scientists in Japan recently made the world's smallest ramen bowl, with a diameter of only 1/25,000 of an inch. Which, in scientific terminology, makes it invisible except...
June 2, 2008