University of Cincinnati researchers are discovering how to manipulate light to one day better view the world’s tiniest objects through a super-lens, as well as how to hide an object in plain sight.
Every second, your computer must process billions of computational steps to produce even the simplest outputs. Imagine if every one of those steps could be made just a tiny bit more efficient. “It would save precious nanoseconds,” explained Northeastern University assistant professor of physics Swastik Kar.
The most detailed record of cloud motion in the atmosphere of Venus chronicled by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Venus Express has revealed that the planet’s winds have steadily been getting faster over the last six years.
Chemical engineering researchers have managed to identify a new mechanism to convert natural gas into energy up to 70 times faster, while effectively capturing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2).
Google's ramped up the speed of search with a new Instant Pages system which it claims can knock up to five seconds off the time a web page takes to load.
Aiming to make video games look as photorealistic as possible, designers often try to build in motion blur like that which appears in the movies. It simply doesn't look realistic without.
Cellphones could charge in seconds, and laptops or even electric vehicles in minutes, thanks to a new battery technology developed by scientists at the University of Illinois.
Images of child abuse are remaining live on the internet for less time than ever before, a new report finds.
Video gamers make the right real-life decisions more quickly, according to scientists from the University of Rochester.
Intel has reportedly acknowledged that application kernels run up to 14 times faster on an Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 compared to a Core i7 960 CPU.
Hewlett Packard (HP) is reportedly prepping a WebOS-powered tablet that could be released as early as the third quarter of 2010.