The World’s First Acoustic Cloaking Device
Science / Technology

The World’s First Acoustic Cloaking Device

At Duke University, North Carolina, engineers have created the world’s first 3D acoustic cloaking device. Using perforated sheets of plastic metamaterials, the device bends sound waves in a way that creates the illusion that the device and anything beneath it are not there at all. In 2006 professor of electrical and computer engineer Steven Cummer … Continue reading

Playstation Classics: The People Behind the Music – Part 2: Tim Wright
Music / Technology

Playstation Classics: The People Behind the Music – Part 2: Tim Wright

In September 1995 Psygnosis presented the gaming world with Wipeout, a futuristic racing game full of destructive power ups, sharp bends and extremely detailed scenery. If you haven’t played it, imagine Mario Kart meets Star Wars. Players race ships competing in the 2052 F3600 anti-gravity racing league, competing across courses set in future renditions of … Continue reading