Types of Q Switches and Applications

Have you ever watched a laser cutting machine? Ever wondered how light beams cut through metals? Well, if you study deep about laser cutting there is very interesting science behind the scenes.

A laser cutting machine operates by applying high

Sweating on Command with Artificial Skin

Following the breakthrough with their first sweating artificial skin two years ago, Danqing Liu’s multidisciplinary team hasn’t been sitting still. Their goal: artificial skin that sweats as naturally as possible. There, they explain how they managed to be the first

3D Print Sensors for Satellites

MIT scientists have created the first completely digitally manufactured plasma sensors for orbiting spacecraft. These plasma sensors, also known as retarding potential analyzers (RPAs), are used by satellites to determine the chemical composition and ion energy distribution of the atmosphere.