M Night Shyamalan: ‘A new generation is discovering my movies. Don’t talk about the endings!’

Rupert Grint has become a muse of sorts for you. What do you think he brings to his roles that other actors don’t? MayfieldblueI’m always looking for a buoyant actor: someone who naturally entertains, who’s very colourful and beautiful to watch and has as many muscles in humour as in drama and poignancy. That’s rare. … Read more

Discovering the forgotten women of silent cinema

1661767863 Discovering the forgotten women of silent cinema

The Amazons Courtesy of Poster House hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Poster House The Amazons Courtesy of Poster House Long before there were movie trailers to help people make their viewing decisions, there were these things called “lobby cards.” The hand-drawn images or photographic stills typically included a “title card” showing the name of … Read more

Artificial intelligence paves the way to discovering new rare-earth compounds

Journal Reference: Prashant Singh, Tyler Del Rose, Guillermo Vazquez, Raymundo Arroyave, Yaroslav Mudryk. Machine-learning enabled thermodynamic model for the design of new rare-earth compounds. Acta Materialia, 2022; 229: 117759 DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2022.117759 Ames Lab has been a leader in rare-earths research since the middle of the 20th century. Rare earth elements have a wide range of … Read more