Researchers have shown how the principles of rogue waves – huge 30-metre waves that arise unexpectedly in the ocean – can be applied on a nano scale, with dozens of applications from medicine to manufacturing.
Scientists are studying plasma in the Sun’s atmosphere, to help address some of humanity’s greatest challenges – from harnessing an endless source of green energy to building knowledge of the Earth’s climate.
Researchers are working on sustainable technology to harvest solar power in space – which could supplement life support systems on the Moon and Mars.
Tiny materials one hundred thousand times smaller than the width of a strand of hair could be used to improve solar cell technology.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming modern electronics – accelerating the design of bendable TV screens, ultra-lightweight revolutionised solar cells and more.
New electron diffraction equipment will revolutionise how we understand crystal structures.