MIT accidentally discovered a cleaner smelting process
There's nothing better than a successful failure.
Nanorods could harvest water in dry climates
The accidental discovery holds on to water until you don't need it.
Accidental discovery could help batteries last years longer
While fiddling with nanowire and gel, scientists made a battery lasting over 200,000 charge cycles.
Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record
Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes?...
How a water bottle gave birth to a whole new world of self-healing products
IBM's had a breakthrough in accelerated materials science and it's owed, in part, to a Dasani wate...
NASA accidentally improves weather forecasting with lunar dust-measuring lasers
Anyone that's ever tried to plan an outdoor activity in advance knows that weather forecasting is...