Month: May 2019

Released: Out now Creator: Neil Gaiman Cast: Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Jack Whitehall, Adria Arjona, Jon Hamm, Miranda Richardson Distributor: Amazon Prime Video If you like this, try… American Gods This Neil Gaiman adaptation is tonally very different to Good Omens, but is an interesting comparison. The very things that have made Sir Terry Pratchett
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IMAGE: An electron microscope image shows a cross-section of a laser-induced graphene and polyimide composite created at Rice University for use as a triboelectric nanogenerator. The devices are able to turn… view more  Credit: Tour Group/Rice University HOUSTON – (May 31, 2019) – Wearable devices that harvest energy from movement are not a new idea, but
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Joint press release by Hokkaido University, Kansai University, and Tokyo Institute of Technology. “We successfully demonstrated programmed self-assembly of a biomolecular motor system,” write the researchers from Japan and Germany who conducted the study. The biomolecular motor system, consisting of fibrous microtubules and motor protein kinesins, plays an essential role in cellular transportation systems. Scientists
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The Saudi Arabian-born Australian actress Ashleigh Cummings is unfamiliar with the term “Rorshach test.” “A what, sir?” she asks when the phrase is brought up to describe her new AMC horror series NOS4A2. Despite hearing the technical phrase for the first time, Cummings fully appreciates that NOS4A2 will be an inkblot test for many viewers.
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IMAGE: Schematic representation of an organic semiconductor laser diode producing blue laser emission under electrical excitation. view more  Credit: Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics Research, Kyushu University Researchers from Japan have demonstrated that a long-elusive kind of laser diode based on organic semiconductors is indeed possible, paving the way for the further expansion of lasers
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Released: TBC Certificate: TBC Director: Robert Eggers Writer: Max Eggers, Robert Eggers Cast: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe Distributor: TBC After the exquisitely crafted The Witch, director Robert Eggers returns with an intense two-hander starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as two lighthouse keepers stuck in a perpetual nightmare of booze, hard graft and tall tales.
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This Cloak and Dagger review contains spoilers. Cloak and Dagger Season 2, Episode 10 Sometimes, it’s easier to see the people you love than it is to see yourself, easier to treat the people you love with kindness than it is to treat yourself with kindness. The Cloak and Dagger Season 2 finale hammers this point home, allowing Tyrone
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IMAGE: Infographic explaining how gate teleportation works. view more  Credit: NIST Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have teleported a computer circuit instruction known as a quantum logic operation between two separated ions (electrically charged atoms), showcasing how quantum computer programs could carry out tasks in future large-scale quantum networks. Quantum teleportation
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The first trailer has arrived for the upcoming The Dark Crystal TV series Age Of Resistance and if you grew up being delighted and terrified (well, maybe more terrified) by the original movie, this is a potent blast from the past. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> There’s also a
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The following contains spoilers for Archer Season 10 Episode 1. Archer is kind of the perfect example of how you can’t tell a television show what it’s not allowed to do. This is all too appropriate since the same can essentially be said for Archer, the character, as well. If an animated comedy about spies doesn’t
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Heavy metal band Iron Maiden is suing video game publisher 3D Realms over the throwback shooter game Ion Maiden which the band’s representatives claim is creating confusion which leads Iron Maiden fans to believe the game is officially associated with the band.  Yes, we’re serious. It doesn’t sound like this is a case of direct copyright
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The latest trailer for Death Stranding has arrived, and it’s quite the sight.  In typical Hideo Kojima fashion, Death Stranding is shaping up to be a unique, bizarre, creative, and intentionally bewildering experience. While that means it will likely be at least worth checking out when it’s released for PS4 on November 8, it also
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Netflix has just released a first-look teaser at Season 3 of Jessica Jones, the streaming service’s only Marvel series left standing, and it comes bearing news of a release date. Catch the final season when it finally hits Netflix on 14 June. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> As this is the
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LOS ALAMOS, N.M., May 29, 2019–Efforts to create reliable light-based quantum computing, quantum key distribution for cybersecurity, and other technologies got a boost from a new study demonstrating an innovative method for creating thin films to control the emission of single photons. “Efficiently controlling certain thin-film materials so they emit single photons at precise locations–what’s
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IMAGE: Rice University nanoscientist Naomi Halas has been chosen by the American Chemical Society to represent the Americas as the winner of a coveted 2019 ACS Nano Lectureship Award. view more  Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Rice University nanoscientist Naomi Halas has been chosen by the American Chemical Society to represent the Americas as the winner of
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Researchers of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) are developing new materials for solid-state thin-film Li-ion batteries for micro and nanodevices. The first stage of the project was successfully completed at the laboratory “Functional Materials” of the Institute of Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, and Transport SPbPU. The project is supported by the Russian Science Foundation
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In the not-so-distant future, researchers may be able to build atoms to your specifications with the click of a button. It’s still the stuff of science fiction, but a team at the University of Colorado Boulder reports that it is getting closer when it comes to controlling and assembling particles called “big atoms.” The new
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Scientists at Texas A&M University are harnessing the combined power of organic nanomaterials-based chemistry and a natural product found in crustacean exoskeletons to help bring emergency medicine one step closer to a viable solution for mitigating blood loss, from the hospital to the battlefield. Hemorrhage is a leading cause of death in traumatic injuries, ranking
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