I almost didn't make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year's post, it was hard not to. If last year (and maybe the year before) was the year of the gigantic graphic, this was the year of big data.
Nanotechnology for Youth, is a European project that aims to increase young people’s basic understanding of nanotechnologies as well as engaging in a dialogue about its ethical, legal and social aspects. It provides resources for education on the topics of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
The Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE) instrument will allow us to better measure solar irradiance in extreme ultraviolet wavelengths.This type of irradiance, which is absorbed completely by Earth's upper atmosphere, can be dangerous to astronauts and electronics in space.