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Eruption leads Scientists to discover world’s biggest undersea volcano

“As the largest and deepest submarine silicic eruption ever documented, this was likely to be a ‘once in a century’ event.” “It was likely…

Large scale projection through the Illustris volume at z=0, centered on the most massive cluster, 15 Mpc/h deep. Shows dark matter density overlaid with the gas velocity field.

The Illustris Project: Mapping the Evolution of the Universe

      The Illustris project is a set of large-scale cosmological simulations, including the most ambitious simulation of galaxy formation yet performed. The…

Mikhail Lukin, (glasses) Professor of Physics, Tobias Ticke (green shirt)  and Jeff Thompson, (red shirt) have succeeded in building switches which consist of a single atom, which can be turned on or off using a single photon. The switches could one day be the backbone of ultra-secure networks of quantum computers in the Lyman Lab at Harvard University. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

First step towards a quantum internet.

Harvard researchers have succeeded in creating quantum switches that can be turned on and off using a single photon, a technological achievement that could…


Slingshot- Paul Lazarus

Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on the world’s great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is…


Catching Fire

Can a simple stove save forests and lives? Peter Scott has invented the world’s most revolutionary cookstove for the developing world.  

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Speaking with Light – Alex Gibney

Dr Edie Widder takes us on a journey deep under the sea. She’s used pioneering research with bioluminescent sea creatures to help us shine…

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The Bionic Eye

The “Bionic Eye”, created by Dr. Joseph Rizzo and Prof. John Wyatt, is aimed at restoring sight to patients who suffer from degenerative blindness….

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Tech entrepreneur Rehan Allawala is on a mission to empower Pakistan’s most disenfranchised before they’re left behind by the Internet revolution.  

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Adult Stem Cells

Adult Stem Cells are a promising new field of treatment for a myriad of injuries and illnesses. Athersys, a company in Cleveland, Ohio, is…