Developed and Developing Nations Recognize that Innovation is Key to their Economies. Connecting this with the discipline of crystallography may not seem immediately apparent, but during the past century, understanding the structure of matter has transformed industries and created new frontiers, from the design of new medicines and materials to assessing the […]
A very, very (very) small sample from John Glenn's Mercury spacecraft Friendship 7 is launching to the International Space Station as part of a science experiment organized by professional NFL and NBA cheerleaders.
NASA MSFC’s prototype planetary lander made its fastest (~30 mph) and highest ascent (580 feet) on March 11, 2014. The flight lasted 83-seconds and it touched down on a landing pad 837 feet 'downrange' from the launchpad.
A powerful telescope in Chile has imaged the largest yellow star ever discovered. The star, called HR 5171 A, shines 12,000 light-years from Earth in the center of a new image released today (March 12).
Génération Robots in France just announced the new NAO Next Gen package that will enable many individual robot developers and small companies to get involved with the NAO humanoid robot. Up until now, NAO sales were limited to a small community of selected academic institutions, members of the NAO Developer Program, and a few [...]
Here's a robot video that I found interesting: Man against machine. The unbelievably fast KUKA robot faces off against one of the best table tennis players of all time. Who has the best technique? Who will win the first ever table tennis duel of human versus robot? Watch this thrilling preview of table tennis and [...]