Infographic: What is in the Ocean of Air Above Earth?

Explore the Earth’s atmosphere up to 120,000 miles Source – WorldScienceFestival.com by Erica Rowell  Artist: Julie Rossman Graphic artist Julie Rossman has created an…


Northrop Grumman & Caltech Team Up for Space Based Solar Power

Northrop Grumman Provides $17.5M To Caltech For Space Power Effort Source – SoCal Tech  Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide up to $17.5M to Caltech in…


Prep for Full-Body Cloaking: Body Can “Feel” Invisible with VR

What is it like to be invisible? Source – Nature, “Illusory ownership of an invisible body reduces autonomic and subjective social anxiety responses” There…


Arthur C. Clarke’s Vision of Laser Communication Comes to Life: Part 2

The world’s first commercial laser-based satellite network is underway with Optus Satellite and UK-based company, Laser Light Global Source – www.cio.com.au, Bonny Gardiner Optus…


Happy Earth Day Caltech! “Element 19” (Potassium) Instead of Precious Metals for Silicone-Containing Organics

“An abundant and inexpensive potassium-based material that looks like ordinary table salt can be used as a catalyst for one of the most studied chemical…


UN: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The World’s Population

#6 – By the end of the century, the world’s population might be as high as 17 billion or as low as 7 billion Source…


Video: Biopolymer Helps Patient Crawl After Spinal Chord Injury

The patient was previously paralyzed from the waist down but is now able to walk with an aid Video Sources – Fox10 News by…


Rat Brain Cerebral Cortex is Set Up Like…A Mini-Internet

“The cerebral cortex is like a mini-Internet,” said Larry Swanson, professor at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Source –  USC…


Visualize Asteroids in 3D for Space Mining Prospects

Ready to see the solar system from a different perspective than ever before? See Asterank in 3D. Source – Chrome Experiments Lots of attention is…


Personalized Melanoma Vaccine Helps 3 Cancer Patients

“Our team is very encouraged by the quality of the immune response directed against the melanoma neoantigens in all three patients.” – Gerald Linette…