Infuse Your Booze

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Anthony Carboni and Tara Long, hosts of the series Hard Science, take on the world of cocktails: specifically, how the use of nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) under pressure can significantly speed up the process of infusing liquor. Watch the video for an approachable explanation of the science behind compressing a […]

The Theometrica: A Synthesizer Inspired by Acupuncture

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Exploring the many ways to make music, the Theometrica by Oscar Palou & Alexander Müller-Rakow is a synthesizer interface inspired by acupuncture. The sound of the instrument is controlled through the insertion and manipulation of needles in a spinning disk. A laser then measures the position of the needles as […]