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The 86th Academy Awards
Jan 20 2015, 9:38 am
21 SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENTS TO BE HONORED WITH ACADEMY AWARDS® To Brice Criswell and Ron Fedkiw for the development of the ILM PhysBAM Destruction System.
Ciprian Manolescu
Jan 14 2015, 7:04 am
The question is deceptively simple: Given a geometric space — a sphere, perhaps, or a doughnut-like torus — is it possible to divide it into smaller pieces?
UCLA's Terence Tao
Jan 13 2015, 6:51 am
Wave equations help describe waves of light, sound and water as they occur in physics. Also known as partial differential equations, or PDEs, they have valuable potential for predicting weather or earthquakes, or certain types of natural disasters...
Some police are now using wearable cameras to record interactions with the public. The one shown here was made by a company called Vievu.
Dec 17 2014, 11:57 am
As more police are equipped with cameras on their bodies to capture footage of interactions with the public, a group of researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been given permission to study video and audio streams from one police department to learn how best to prevent...
Marcus Roper
Dec 15 2014, 10:07 am
Just as humans utilize roads and freeways to move cars and resources around our cities, fungus use fluid networks to move nutrients and nuclei through their cells. Dr. Marcus Roper of UCLA explains how these networks function with remarkable efficiency and prevent microscopic traffic jams.