Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change - Jan 19, 2014
Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.
Toward Perfect Control of Light Waves - Jan 19, 2014
A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses (1 fs = 10-15 seconds).
First Video of Ball Lightning - Jan 19, 2014
Researchers in China have captured, for the first time, an instance of ball lightning, on digital video along with spectrographs.
New research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that cement made with waste ash from sugar production is stronger than ordinary cement.
Viewpoint: New Particle Hints at Four-Quark Matter - Jun 17, 2013
Two experiments have detected the signature of a new particle, which may combine quarks in a way not seen before.
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