Five gadgets that will take you back to the future

Twenty minutes into the 1982 sci-fi movie Tron, we’re transported to Flynn’s, a buzzing downtown hangout rammed with dozens of cacophonous arcade machines, many with dystopian names such as The End, Code Wars and Space Paranoids.  Arcadia, hand-made in Bellême, Normandy, by Hervet Manufacturier, is an attempt to capture the magic of […]

Great progress for electronic gadgets of the future

Angelena Iglesia

Using “hidden” defects at the atomic level can change the conductivity of the material while also maintaining its structural integrity. Credit: Nanolayers Research Computing Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found a completely new method to check the electronic properties of oxide materials. This opens […]