Diamonds Made in Minutes Without Heat
November 21, 2020
Researchers manufactured diamonds in minutes at room temperature, using shear stresses.
Cave Climate Conclusions Compromised
December 22, 2016
Widely used to infer past climates, isotope measurements from stalactites and stalagmites in caves can mislead researchers.
Wedding Gown Turns Into Pillar of Salt
September 3, 2016
An art project demonstrated the crystal potential of Dead Sea waters.
"Fundamental Assumption" in Zircon Dating Called into Question
February 15, 2016
A commonly-used dating method has been threatened by new findings that undermine assumptions.
Occult Cosmology Mutters Dark Matters
February 2, 2016
New instruments and projects will seek to find influences that no scientist understands.
December 25, 2011
Could any “useless” natural object composed of simple materials exceed the beauty of a snow crystal? As you wish for a white Christmas, think about two snowflake designers: one who makes them in a lab, and one who makes them in clouds.