Terence Tao

Math Genius Tests Wave Equations

By his 20th birthday Terence Tao had already earned a doctorate from Princeton University. Now, at the mature age of 24, Tao is using some of his $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant money to find out... Read More...

Researchers Use Insects as Inspiration for Micro-Robots

University of Maryland researchers are using the legs of insects as inspiration to create new micro-robots that will be able to travel uneven terrain quickly. The team is also working to have the robots jump and clear obstacles in their way.