World's Tiniest Plasma Transistor Can Make Supertough Electronics

The pink glow you see above is coming from the world's smallest plasma transistor, an unfathomably miniscule device 100 times smaller than the width of a human hair. It's not just tiny, it's tough, and theoretically able to withstand brutal environments. And it could massively change consumer electronics. » 3/20/14 3:40pm 3/20/14 3:40pm

Watch a 200,000-Mile Canyon of Fire Rip Open on the Sun

Trying to watch the sun's explosions with your naked eyes is a recipe for blindness, but luckily NASA has a couple of telescopes that can show you all that fusion glory with none of the permanent ocular damage. Take, for instance, this 200,000-mile long canyon of fire. » 10/24/13 1:20pm 10/24/13 1:20pm

Reuters: Panasonic Is Going to Kill Off Its Plasma TVs by March 2014

According to Reuters, Panasonic is going to stop production of its fantastic plasma TV sets by March 2014. That sucks. But also not surprising since previous reports had hinted at Panasonic planning to cut its TV production and that the TV market has been overtaken by seemingly every other technology not named plasma. » 10/08/13 10:55pm 10/08/13 10:55pm

Would You Buy a Plasma TV or a LCD TV?

I know, I know. We all want to enjoy a gorgeous OLED TV or eat 4K visual deliciousness in our living room but those sets are ridiculously expensive and going to be pretty unrealistic for a long while. The best TV at the moment is the Panasonic VT50, a plasma screen, but we all know people's eyeballs have their own… » 8/21/12 8:00pm 8/21/12 8:00pm

LG 9700 Plasma Review: Smooth as a Soap Opera

Panasonic and Samsung make some sweet plasma TVs. The newest LG, the 9700, is definitely an improvement over the company's plasmas to date. But can it maintain the pace set by its competitors? » 7/27/12 1:40pm 7/27/12 1:40pm

Bang & Olufsen's 85-Inch 3DTV Is Strictly for A/V Junkies

If the 85-inch, 3D display on Bang & Olufsen's BeoVision 4-85 doesn't turn a few heads, maybe its motorized stand will. Their first foray into 3DTVs, Bang & Olufsen's BeoVision stand automatically tilts and rises to match your line of sight, giving you an optimum view of the anti-reflective plasma screen, which is… » 4/19/11 10:40pm 4/19/11 10:40pm