Almost Like the Real Thing!

“CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For hours on end last year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers ran the brain-controlled robotic limb through its paces, testing its capabilities on a series of patients and fine-tuning it like a pit crew preparing a race car for...

Self-Piloting Flying Taxi

“Since October, a mysterious flying object has been seen moving through the skies over the South Island of New Zealand. It looks like a cross between a small plane and a drone, with a series of small rotor blades along each wing that allow it to take off like a...

Mathematics Illusions

“We’ve all seen drawings of impossible objects like M.C. Escher’s Penrose stairs and ascending and descending walkway. However, after seeing the optical illusions of mathematics researcher and professor Kokichi Sugihara, we hesitate to use the word impossible so...

Bioluminescent Waves

“The phenomenon is caused by high concentrations of tiny aquatic organisms called dinoflagellates, according to the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institute of Oceanography. By day, these organisms turn the water red or brown. But at night,...