Displays controlled by flexible fins and droplets are more versatile and efficient than LED screens

Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new display that uses flexible fins, varying temperatures and droplets that can be arranged in different directions to create images. Controls are precise enough to enable complex movements, such as simulating a flower blooming. Image credit: Sameh Tawfick Flexible displays that can change color, … Read more

50 years ago, one of the longest solar eclipses on Earth darkened the sky. Here’s how it happened.

Fifty years ago, on June 30, 1973, one of the longest total solar eclipses of modern times occurred. The event made headlines around the world as few total solar eclipses in history have matched the duration of this particular event. Dr. Charles H. Smiley (1903-1977), a well-known expert in the field of solar eclipses and … Read more

BREAKING: Webb makes first stunning observation of Saturn’s rings, which shine brightly

Image of Saturn and some of its moons, taken by the James Webb Space Telescope’s NIRCam instrument on June 25, 2023. In this monochrome image, the NIRCam filter F323N (3.23 micron) is color mapped in an orange hue.Credits: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, M. Tiscareno (SETI Institute), M. Hedman (University of Idaho), M. El Moutamid (Cornell … Read more

Stunning New Images of Saturn’s Rings and Several Moons Captured by JWST

Prepare for an exciting journey into the universe with the latest images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This is a stunning photo of Saturn, with its iconic rings casting an otherworldly glow. The telescope’s unique infrared imaging capabilities capture Saturn in a whole new light. This spectacular photo is more than just a … Read more

‘I knew it was revolving around me’: Man attacked by shark waited to die, dolphins saved his life

a great white shark (real shark) was chased off by a pod of dolphins while following a group of swimmers near New Zealand. (Image credit: Peter_Nile/Getty Images) Martin Richardson attacked by mako shark while swimming in Egypt’s Red SeaSpiny-nosed lizard). He had been bitten about five times, and as he was waiting to die, something … Read more