This might win the weird science video of the week award. Thirty-two metronomes placed on a suspended board are set in motion at different times; the ticking chaos could drive you crazy, but stick with it because, like magic, the metronomes gradually begin to tick in time, sounding like soldiers marching in step.
You only have so much real estate to work with next to a sidewalk or by a road. Often, that choice comes down to which you install: a tree, or a streetlight? Thanks to a happy little mistake by Taiwanese researchers, we could have trees pulling double duty and ditch the lights.
We picked our jaws off the floor when we heard about tiny particles being teleported just a foot or two away, but now scientists have topped that by ten miles. This tech won't be transporting Kirk and his Away Team to the surface of some distant planet anytime soon, but it will first show up as a communications technique.
Those geniuses at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have figured out something profound. If you think about it, this makes sense: It takes a tenth of a second for visual information to get from your eyes to your brain, so everyone...