At Google Science Fair, Scientists from Cambridge University talk about using LEGO MINDSTORMS to aid their research.
November 21, 2011
Google | Google Zeitgeist Americas 2011: “Spirit of the Time” — when we bring together a range of young minds seeking solutions for our time, what inspirational insights will we discover? Panel: Eric Berdinis — Young Minds Winner; Shree Bose — Google Science Fair Winner; Scot Frank — Clinton Global Initiative University moderated by Chelsea Clinton.
Kinecthesia | Kinecthesia uses a belt-mounted Kinect to aid navigation for the visually… read more
February 21, 2014
Google | The Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students 13 to 18 years old. What do you love? What are you good at? What do you want to change? Learn more and start your project.
Wikipedia | The Google Science Fair is sponsored by Google, Lego, CERN, National Geographic and Scientific American. The competition is open to kids around the… read more
September 25, 2012
On Friday, September 21, 2012 SpaceX’s Grasshopper vertical takeoff and landing test vehicle (VTVL) took its first test flight hop from the company’s rocket testing facility in McGregor, Texas.
The short hop of approximately 6 feet is the first major milestone for Grasshopper, and a critical step toward a reusable first stage for SpaceX’s proven Falcon 9 rocket. As seen in the video, Grasshopper consists of a Falcon 9… read more
Video Source: SpaceX
September 9, 2010
Scientists in Romania have discovered a new type of cell, called telocites, that could help stem cells regenerate and repair the human body.
Video Source: euronews
August 3, 2012
Hanson RoboKind robots bring you amazing Hanson facial expressions on walking bodies, for the most lifelike robots in the world. With high-definition cameras, numerous sensors, software API, Maxon motors, and a powerful embedded computer, RoboKind robots are perfect for RoboCup, robotics, and psychology research.
Video Source: Hanson Robokind
Dr. Heinrich Rohrer, IBM Fellow, Nobel Laureate and co-inventor of the scanning tunneling microscope, passed away on the evening of May 16, 2013. He was 79. Dr. Rohrer joined IBM Research – Zurich in December of 1963, where he worked for 34 years.
“The invention of the scanning tunneling microscope was a seminal moment in the history of science and information technology,” said Dr. John E. Kelly III, IBM senior vice president and director… read more
Video Source: IBM Research
March 1, 2013
HENRi is an emotionally powerful short film, which explores human existence at the most fundamental, personal level — what it means to be a conscious individual.
Hundreds of years in the future, a derelict spacecraft, controlled and powered by a human brain, floats aimlessly in the outer reaches of space. HENRI, the name of the ship’s power system, is an acronym which stands for Hybrid Electronic / Neuron Responsive… read more
Video Source: Eli Sasich