Universityofsouthampton

04.01.15
Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip
04.01.15

Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip

Until now, quantum teleportation (that is, sending quantum data from one place to another) has req...

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03.19.15
Advanced optical fibers could give rise to human-like AI brains
03.19.15

Advanced optical fibers could give rise to human-like AI brains

We haven't built a truly sentient artificial ntelligence system yet, like the Terminator or C-3PO...

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12.01.14
The Big Picture: measuring the 'Eye of Sauron' galaxy
12.01.14

The Big Picture: measuring the 'Eye of Sauron' galaxy

The galaxy you see here (NGC 4151) may be best-known for looking a bit like the Eye of Sauron in t...

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03.26.13
Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light
03.26.13

Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light

Fiber optic cables are usually made of glass or plastic but those materials actually slow down the...

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09.13.12
Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pi and Lego, managed by humans rather than Minifigs
09.13.12

Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pi and Lego, managed by humans rather than Minifigs

If you're a computational engineer, there's no question about what you do with the Raspberry Pi: y...

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08.26.12
Scientists investigating AI-based traffic control, so we can only blame the jams on ourselves
08.26.12

Scientists investigating AI-based traffic control, so we can only blame the jams on ourselves

Ever found yourself stuck at the lights convinced that whatever is controlling these things is jus...

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06.14.12
Sharp Labs Europe develops portable microfluidic chip that completes blood tests in minutes
06.14.12

Sharp Labs Europe develops portable microfluidic chip that completes blood tests in minutes

In partnership with the University of Southampton, Sharp Labs Europe is developing a mobile lab-on...

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01.18.12
The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science
01.18.12

The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science

There's no superhero origin story that begins with a bite (or a lick?) from a gecko. Plain 'ol wall...

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08.17.11
Nano-structured glass creates new type of computer memory
08.17.11

Nano-structured glass creates new type of computer memory

We've sure come a long way since frying ants with a magnifying glass. Researchers at the University...

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