Three Old Scientific Concepts Getting a Modern Look

The ancients often got it wrong about science — but they weren’t that far off.

Squished-booms: looking at the behavior of underwater explosions

Explosions behave quite differently underwater than what you’d see on the surface.

Edible coating can empty every last drop of sticky liquids like ketchup, honey or syrup


First porous liquid could revolutionize carbon capture

Research at the Queen’s University Belfast has produced a major (and mind-bending) breakthrough, in the form of the first synthesized porous liquid. The new material has the potential for a massive range of new technologies including carbon capture.