On 3 July 1880, “a weekly journal of scientific progress” published its first research articles under the banner Science. From that original print medium, the inaugural set of papers has been reprinted, photocopied, posted online, converted to PDF, and even etched in glass blocks to serve as special gifts. Being part of the vanguard is indeed a privilege, an […]
After streaking through space at mind-numbing speeds for 10 months, NASA's MAVEN probe and India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft will have to slam on the brakes if they hope to be captured into orbit Sunday and Tuesday.
Mercury will be at its greatest elongation from the sun on Sunday (Sept. 21). Because of the tilt of the Earth's axis, this will place it high above the horizon in the Southern Hemisphere, but too low to be observed in the Northern Hemisphere.
Thick clouds and rain forced the private spaceflight company SpaceX to postpone the planned launch of an unmanned Dragon cargo ship for NASA on Saturday (Sept. 20). The mission will now launch to the International Space Station on Sunday, Sept. 21.
Here's a robot video that I found interesting: The New UP Box is an exemplary 3D printer. Fast, Pure and Smart HEPA filter to remove air-born containments and fumes Well engineered with internal steel chassis and impressive HD 100 micron 3D print resolution Fully automatic platform levelling and height sense – no human interaction required [...]
Here's a robot video that I found interesting: Researchers at MIT and Northeastern University have equipped a robot with a novel tactile sensor that lets it grasp a USB cable and insert it into a USB port. (Learn more about the sensor: http://bit.ly/1uNmcft) Video: Melanie Gonick, MIT News Computer renderings courtesy of Rui Li By [...]