supermaterials

Watch GE Torture-Test Supermaterials In The Most Vicious Ways

The heat of an active volcano. A 2200kg weight dropped from above. A sandstorm that lasts ten years. These are just some of the ways GE torture-tests the super-strong materials that go into jet engines, wind turbines and more. And thanks to the company’s fascinating YouTube channel, we get an…

How These Microscopic Diamonds Are Going To Shape The Future

No doubt you’re already familiar with the many ways graphene promises to save us all, but there’s another (so-called) miracle material out there vying for your attention — and it’s sparkly, to boot. Say hello to the latest and greatest substance to kick science’s arse straight into the future: the…