Cooper pairs and impurities come to life in a superconductor and dance their little particle hearts out in Pramodh Yapa’s “Superconductivity: The Musical.” Pairs of swing-dancing electrons do the Lindy Hop in “Superconductivity: The Musical,” the winning video for this year’s geektastic Dance Your PhD contest. Pramodh Yapa, a graduate student at the University of Alberta, …
Saudi Arabia on Sunday denied reports that its crown prince was bidding to acquire the famed Manchester United soccer club, suggesting it’s all been a misunderstanding.
U.S. financial markets will take a break on Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
Many Americans can look forward to an extra day off this month and plenty of sales, thanks to Presidents Day, which falls on Feb. 18 this year. What is Presidents Day and why do we celebrate it? The federal holiday, which was established by Congress in 1885, started as a celebration of founding father and …
President Donald Trump is planning to tap into several sources to build his signature border wall, invoking a national emergency that even he predicts will be subject to court battles. Here’s how the administration says it’s going to pay for the wall, with funds totaling about $8 billion.
Matt Kuchar apologized after previously defending his choice to pay a temporary caddie only $5,000 after winning $1.3 million at the Mayakoba Classic in Cancun.
Cancer is one of the most expensive diseases to treat.
Companies tout ‘synergy’ and downplay challenges and culture clashes, writes Vitaliy Katsenelson.
Also, a rough earnings season for marijuana companies and Amazon’s exit from New York.
Enlarge / Studying the collective feeding behavior of black soldier fly larvae. (credit: Hu lab/Georgia Tech) How do the larvae of black soldier flies eat so much, so fast, despite their tiny size? Scientists at Georgia Tech have been studying this “collective feeding” behavior and found that one strategy for maximizing the larvae’s feeding rate …