Summer-Fall 2017

Going Nano

Going Nano

From nanorockets to nanocages, good science can come in tiny packages — all with the aim of solving really big problems.

The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (or EAST) uses more than a dozen 6-tesla superconducting magnets to generate and contain sun-like energy.

Simulating the Sun

By manipulating plasma with magnets, scientists are creating the same kind of energy produced by stars.

High Fields at Home

High Fields at Home

A lot of the research conducted in powerful magnets ends up having a powerful effect on our day-to-day lives.

Sex and the Spineless

Sex and the Spineless

We open a can of worms to learn how pheromones  help invertebrates regulate population.

Weaving a Science Web

Weaving a Science Web

For great research to spread through the world, it takes a lattice.

Jim Cleaves.

Origin Stories

A geochemist gets down to earth about how life began on our planet.

Whiteboard as Canvas

Whiteboard as Canvas

The eyes of an artist reveal the beauty and emotion behind this quintessentially scientific medium.

From the Lab to the Living Room

From the Lab to the Living Room

How do science innovations make it from the laboratory into your life?