Are Solid State Batteries About To Change The World?

Are Solid State Batteries About To Change The World?

As anyone who has a smart phone can tell you, battery technology has lagged far behind every other type of innovation. The race is on... Details
The Most Expensive Material in the World

The Most Expensive Material in the World

Did you know that the most expensive material in the world costs $2700 Trillion Per Gram? And the word “material” may not be the right... Details
What Boosts / Shrinks Your Brain?

What Boosts / Shrinks Your Brain?

Ever since my concussion three years ago, I have been fascinated by the brain and how to nourish it. A major breakthrough in quantum tech... Details
Sean Carroll on Quantum Mechanics and the Many-Worlds Interpretation

Sean Carroll on Quantum Mechanics and the Many-Worlds Interpretation

Lex Fridman interviews Sean Carroll in this thought provoking interview. Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at Caltech and Santa Fe Institute specializing in quantum... Details
World’s Largest Batteries

World’s Largest Batteries

Practical Engineering explores a scalable (and unexpected) means of mass energy storage. Electricity faces a fundamental problem that comes with pretty much any product that’s... Details
Building a More Brain-like Computer

Building a More Brain-like Computer

Our brain has 86 million neurons connected by 3 million kilometers of nerve fibers and The Human Brain Project is mapping it all. One of... Details
The Material Science of Metal 3D Printing

The Material Science of Metal 3D Printing

Real Engineering examines the material science of 3D printing metal and why this is a big deal. Details
Unique Ways to Power Your House

Unique Ways to Power Your House

Grist has Randall Munroe explain unique ways to power your home. Somewhat timely given what’s going on in California. xkcd on the best (and worst)... Details
Michio Kaku on How Feedback Loops Create Consciousness

Michio Kaku on How Feedback Loops Create Consciousness

Big Think has a fascinating interview with Dr. Michio Kaku. Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the... Details
Michio Kaku on the Future of Humans, Aliens, Space Travel & Physics

Michio Kaku on the Future of Humans, Aliens, Space Travel & Physics

Lex Fridman interviews Michio Kaku in this epic podcast. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and professor at the City College of New York.... Details