Metamaterials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Metamaterials have amazing, and unique, properties and they’re turning up in more places, and helping revolutionise more industries.   The…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to create materials that can transition between hard and soft states could open the door to a whole…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our ability to manipulate light is improving with every passing month, now a new Metalense breakthrough could help scientists create…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Wormholes that transfer electromagnetic signals, energy and other “stuff” via an unknown dimension are the stuff of science fiction, but…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Materials are a fundamental building block  of everything in existence today, whether it’s cells, our power plants or our smartphones…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New advanced manufacturing techniques, such as nanomanufacturing, are helping scientists create metamaterials that have new, previously unseen properties which pave…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Programmable materials are a new class of revolutionary materials that can be manufactured once and then programmed to alter their…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Drones are seen by many military and terrorist organisations around the world as the new weapons platform of choice and…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As more and more drones clutter the skies systems that can detect, and avoid other airborne obstacles become more crucial…

Olympic teams used to look for marginal gains but now new technology gains appear to be anything but marginal Update [Aug 13 2016: 21.26GMT] Team GB…

A new on chip metamaterial paves the way for [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”@mgriffin_uk” suffix=”#CPU #EmergingTech #FutureTrends #Photonics”]computers that are a million times faster[/inlinetweet] than today’s platforms…