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Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft had a successful free-flight test on November 11, 2017 at Edwards Air Force Base, with support of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. No affiliation with the brewery of similarly named mountains and Torpedoes. More … Continue reading
This invention makes cakes more sanitary and easier to serve. It uses rocket science. [4:38]
A video tour of Musk’s rocket venture.
Guy fuels a lawn mower engine with 190 proof, 95% ABV grain alcohol. Of course it’ll run; it’s done at the drag strip all the time. Care to try it on your old Honda? [8:02]
The merging of two neutron stars was detected by gravitational waves and then by telescopes in all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. This is news for all the armchair cosmologists and astronomers. If you are interested. Video link. [5:25]
Cassini’s Grand Finale. [53:09] Video link.
Toaster dial settings are relative. Relative to what? Dissimilar metals and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Pfft!
Sophia is Hanson Robotics entry into humanoid female AI development. She’s easier to look at than that “creator” guy with no eyebrows. [4:29]
[Recorded: July 23, 2012] In development with Microsoft Research, CHM produced this video of Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine #2 (no longer on display). Relax and let someone else do the cranking.
A new wave of Knightscope crime-fighting robots is rolling out to patrol malls and airports alongside human security guards. Someone will duct tape a toilet plunger to one of these with a sign,”EXTERMINATE!”
Fun, games and safety implications with a 4 Tesla (T) MRI magnet that was about to be decommissioned. Note how magnetic objects let loose tend to oscillate along the magnet bore. That’s because the peak magnetic field gradients are at … Continue reading
JPL and Stanford University have been working on a totally different rover concept that is well suited to these environments called Hedgehog. Instead of rolling around on wheels, the Hedgehog design actually puts three flywheels on the inside of a … Continue reading
No info was given about the video. Hyperloop explained
The Stellar V, a sun powered vehicle created by Solar Team Eindhoven of the university of the same name in the Netherlands, will be entering the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge with its 5-seater. More info.
Presenting the working prototype. Wonder how electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems hook up to it.