Science Week runs until Sunday so Science Calling interviewed world-renowned physicist, Prof David Awschalom and recommends events taking place in the next few days.
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A new interactive exhibition is opening in the Science Gallery tomorrow. Magical Materials allows visitors to explore the latest advances in material science and their ground-breaking applications. At the media launch, I caught up with scientists from RCSI, CRANN and Oxford University to chat about scaffolds, spiders, superconductors and superheros! (Click on a photo below to open gallery)
Guest post by Dr. Éilis McGrath
A smart phone you can roll up and put in your pocket, cloaking devices, faster medical diagnostics and a spray that can make any device or material become waterproof. These may seem like the kinds of technology that only appear in Sci-Fi movies, but with nanotechnology these devices are becoming a reality and some of them even exist already.