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ArmorLite Safety Coating for Compact Lights

ArmorLite Safety Coating for Compact Lights

Florida-based company ClearLite has recently introduced an innovative coating for compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) named ArmorLite. The new coating solves a familiar issue: the release of toxic mercury when bulbs break. Worried parents, loving pet-owners or just the average cautious ...

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Mercury Skate

Mercury Skate

Iranian designer Pouyan Mokhtarani has proposed the Mercury Skate, a concept product design, with the purpose of decreasing skater fatigue while providing a more luxurious and smoother ride on pavement. The Mercury Skate was created with a new in-line style ...

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Young Planets Remain Hot Longer than Assumed

Young Planets Remain Hot Longer than Assumed

An MIT scientist suggests young planets maintain a high temperature for several million years, much longer than previously assumed. This can make such planets easier to detect, because during this hot stage their brightness is not overshadowed by that of ...

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The New Face of Mercury

The New Face of Mercury

Recent analysis of data collected in January 2008 by NASA’s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging spacecraft has shown that Mercury’s volcanoes were involved in plain formation and suggest that its magnetic field is actively produced in the planet’s ...

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