Tag archive for Department of Defense

No, we don’t make eyeglasses.

This is what Eric Johnson has to explain, outside of work. But what he does make, with his team of savvy students, takes vision.

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how to stop an atom

Sooner or later, technology’s pursuit of ever-smaller devices leads it down the rabbit hole and into the realm of quantum mechanics, where the hot dance of atoms makes assembling tiny structures iffy.

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Material advantage and the power of light

Fiber optics spread the Internet around the globe, but the science of light is just warming up. And so is the science of rust.

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