Colin Smith

Communications and Public Affairs

Recent articles

Rock samples record the first day the dinosaurs wiped out

That’s the scenario scientists have hypothesized.

Why people gain weight as they get older?

This could open up new ways to treat obesity.

A new device generates electricity from darkness, the night sky

Using darkness to make something light.

The universe might be 2 billion years younger, study

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.

The newly discovered comet might be an interstellar visitor

If it is interstellar, it would be only the second such object detected.

MIT engineers have developed the darkest black material to date

MIT engineers have recently came up with a darkest black material to date, that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been...


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My articles

Researchers have developed the wallpaper bio-solar panel

Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic micro-organisms that have been on Earth for billions of years. They are thought to be the primary reason why the Earth’s atmosphere is oxygen rich. Imagine a paper-based, disposable environmental sensor disguised as wallpaper, which...