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Expand STEM education for older adults
Search and Discovery
By confining electrons to nanoscale spaces, the laureates created crystals that emit light at specific wavelengths. That behavior has been harnessed for displays and other technologies.
Issues and Events
Targeted small-scale experiments look to find smoking guns—or at least to rule out possibilities.
NASA’s worldwide antenna array is bursting at the seams as new missions head into space.
Amorphous materials are often an unwanted result of low-temperature thin-film deposition. Yet those disordered materials can be used with great effect for applications with stringent manufacturing requirements.
Taking inspiration from nature and from the success of photovoltaic solar conversion, scientists are developing foundations for sunlight-driven synthesis of fuels, chemicals, and materials.
Exploration of the large asteroid by NASA’s Dawn mission reveals a puzzling, active, water-rich world.