Posted by claire on November 17, 2011 ·
For every labour saving or world changing invention, there are those that just never get to see the light of day. Here are five of the best (or worst!)
The Pet Vest
Tired of having to leave your little rodent friend at home when you go out, then this vest is just what you have been looking for. Complete with transparent tunnels and handy pockets for feeding and pet retrieval the Pet Vest has everything [...]
Posted by Admin on July 13, 2011 ·
Here’s a little science factoid that might bake your noodle for a moment: It has been one year since the planet Neptune was first discovered.
Specifically, although the distant icy world was initially spied in the night sky back in 1846, it has taken 164.8 years for it to complete one solar year, which is a full orbit of the sun.
And to commemorate June 12’s landmark achievement, NASA has released [...]
Posted by Admin on November 23, 2010 ·
Top secret U.S. ‘eavesdropping’ satellite blasted into space on back of 235ft rocket
A top secret U.S. spy satellite strapped to one of the most powerful rockets in the world blasted into space yesterday.
The satellite was described by the National Reconnaissance Office as ‘the largest in the world’.
It is believed it will help the U.S.’s eavesdropping abilities.
Posted by Admin on September 29, 2010 ·
To celebrate the release of the hit film “Iron Man 2″ on DVD and Blu-ray, engineers at the Salt Lake City, Utah, facilities of defense contractor Raytheon Sarcos have unveiled images showcasing a real-life exoskeleton very much like the one featured in the movies. The suit is called the XOS 2.
Wearing the suit is actor Clark Gregg, who plays Agent Phil Coulsen in the “Iron Man” [...]
Posted by Admin on September 15, 2010 ·
Science has been always kind to man kind since ages. The world’s history is full of innovations, inventions and scientific discoveries and the work is not over yet. We have collected some basic scientific inventions from different sources on the web and numbered it from from 10 to 1. See the Top 10 scientific inventions that changed the way man think, starting from number 10;
10- Invisibility [...]
Posted by Admin on May 19, 2010 ·
The commercial aircraft of the future are on today’s drawing tables. Some of those new designs surfaced this week when NASA announced the results of its Fundamental Aeronautics Program. In the 18-month exercise, heavy-hitting industrial and academic groups contemplated specific operational, environmental, and energy efficiency goals for air travel in 2030 and beyond.
From the fanciful [...]
Posted by Admin on May 2, 2010 ·
A group in Japan is vowing to send humanoid robots there by 2015. Call it a giant leap for druidkind.
The Space Oriented Higashiosaka Leading Association (SOHLA), a satellite-manufacturing consortium in the Osaka area, has vowed to put bipedal humanoid bots on the moon in the next five years.
The robot will be smaller than a person and, if it makes it onto the moon, may do things like record astronomical [...]
Posted by Admin on February 5, 2010 ·
The new approximations have designated that the age of the Universe is 13.75 billion years, which is 20 million years more than was examined earlier.
Previously, scientists using data from NASA’s Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) calculated the time since the Big Bang to be an extremely precise 13.73 billion years (give or take 0.12 billion years).
And now, according to a report in Discovery [...]
Posted by Admin on February 3, 2010 ·
A project for space settlement at America’s National Aeronautical Space Agency (NASA) would be designed by a group of Indian and Pakistani students. Designing a space city for 10K inhabitants will not only test their technical competence but also their imagination, organization skills, environmental acquaintance, collaboration as well as management.
US Ambassador in India Timothy J Roemer received [...]
Posted by Admin on December 21, 2009 ·
In Hamburg, German doctors have set in a special microchip in the Retina of a blind Finnish man, which enabled him to see, the news magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday on its website.
The 1,500-pixel sensor chip can copy the electrical signals sent by a healthy eye through the nervous system to the brain.
The patient, 45-age, who was identified only by his first name, Miika, was able to orient himself [...]