MIT Technology Review

California is throttling back record levels of solar—and that’s bad news for climate goals

Without big changes, the oversupply of renewables will stall efforts to overhaul the power sector.

Another “missing” component could revolutionize electronics

A new theory predicts the existence of an electronic device that works like an inverse transistor. It could make circuits, smaller, faster, and less power hungry.

Does the brain store information in discrete or analog form?

New evidence in favor of a discrete form of data storage could change the way we understand the brain and the devices we build to interface with it.

The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending May 19, 2018)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.