Devin Powell's Articles
- NewsRe-creating tiny versions of these monster swells in a laboratory tank reveals their mathematical underpinnings.
- NewsInspired by an optical trick that colors feathers without pigment, physicists come up with a cheap, practical design.
- NewsA half century in the making, an orbiting experiment finally confirms Einstein's general relativity.
- NewsSurface waters circulate more than a mile down, transporting organisms between distant ocean-bottom habitats.
- NewsNonlinear materials that allow directional discrimination of waves could be used to make components for light-based computers.
- NewsA desktop universe captures essential properties of the real thing.
- NewsAn international collaboration tries to explain the surprising stability of two-wheeled travel.
- NewsMath trick that reverses spirals and other shapes that twist and turn should provide new ways to understand and design materials.
- NewsRadioactive particles retrieved in the Pacific Northwest offer clues to events inside the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant.