Scientists find evidence of water on TRAPPIST-1 planets

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The TRAPPIST-1 system lies around 40 light years away and consists of seven planets in tight orbit around their parent star.

Icy molecules hold 25,000 gigabytes in a space the size of a quarter

Posted in Science on 28th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

A major breakthrough in the field of molecular data storage proving that high volumes of data can effectively be stored in individual molecules.

China claims breakthrough in mining 'flammable ice'

Posted in Science on 20th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

China has for the first time extracted gas from an ice-like substance under the South China Sea considered key to future global energy supply.

New nuclear magnetic resonance technique offers 'molecular window' for live disease diagnosis

Posted in Hardware on 6th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

NMR that can look inside a living system to get a high-resolution profile of which specific molecules are present, and extract a full metabolic profile.

Nasa wants to 3d print habitats with metal extracted from martian soil

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

scientists are studying the various ways to make goods on Mars rather than carry materials there.