Researchers at the University of Manchester have broken the record for creating the tightest knot ever, using a strand of 192 atoms.
The Mary Rose, a flagship of Henry VIII’s English fleet, sank off the coast of Portsmouth in 1545. The hull now resides in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard alongside a number of the discovered artefacts. These provide us with a unique insight into Tudor Maritime life and act as a time capsule for this particular moment in […]
Since the development of the heart lung machine in the middle of the last century, cardiac surgeons have dreamed of developing an artificial heart to deal with the failing human heart. Those dreams have now reached reality, and the first fully implantable artificial hearts are in use. Previously considered a bridge to heart transplantation, they […]
In this video interview series, we ask Imperial College scientists to explain their research. This episode features material scientists Dr Ainara Aguadero.
Materials perform. Stuff is constantly getting up to things. Matter isdoing all of the time, just to exist and make up the world of objects. In this demo-led exploration of materials, Zoe Laughlin will show the micro becoming macro, the inanimate becoming animate, and material science performing. This is your chance to witness some of […]
Much of the technology we take for granted would have seemed miraculous even 30 years ago. The majority of these technological breakthroughs are based on developments in the fabrication of new materials. This lecture will highlight some examples of the ways materials have influenced he modern world and go on to explain the current research […]
Bentley Crudgington examines how X-ray crystallography has allowed us to understand what we really are