Imperial Valley News
Stanford, California - It has taken more than a million fine samples of aerodynamic force and airflow combined to determine what makes a hummingbird's wings so adept at hovering.
Berkeley, California - “Our great art institutions are cheating us of our artistic patrimony every day, and if they wanted to, they could stop,” writes Michael O’Hare, professor at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, in the spring 2015 edition of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.
Berkeley, California - It’s not a stretch to say that without UC Berkeley and its alumni, the National Park Service would not be what it is today. In fact it might not even exist.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - In a broad new assessment of the status and prospects of solar photovoltaic technology, MIT researchers say that it is “one of the few renewable, low-carbon resources with both the scalability and the technological maturity to meet ever-growing global demand for electricity.”
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Physicists from MIT and the University of Belgrade have developed a new technique that can successfully entangle 3,000 atoms using only a single photon. The results, published today in the journal Nature, represent the largest number of particles that have ever been mutually entangled experimentally.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Integer overflows are one of the most common bugs in computer programs - not only causing programs to crash but, even worse, potentially offering points of attack for malicious hackers. Computer scientists have devised a battery of techniques to identify them, but all have drawbacks.