Tag: material science

  • Science Fiction… Sweaters?

    Science Fiction… Sweaters?

      Over the last century or so of science fiction writing and film, there have been many iterations of garments posited for the far future. From sleek jumpsuits, to nakedness, to Dejah Thoris’s jeweled harnesses to the Star Trek redshirt… Now that we are living in the science fiction present, what does the reality for…

  • Material Excitement

    Material Excitement

    This one’s for my kids, specifically the Junior Mad Scientist and the Little Man. Remember how I told you that they are looking for people to specialize in Materials Sciences, and you both looked at me funny? Well, these might help you understand just how cool, and diverse, that field is. Also, there are scholarships…