Category Archives: Science and Technology

Appollo 16 Booster Rocket Impact Site Found

After decades of uncertainty, the Apollo 16 S-IVB impact site on the lunar surface has been identified. S-IVBs were portions of the Saturn V rockets that brought astronauts to the moon. The site was identified in imagery from the high-resolution LROC Narrow Angle Camera aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Other Science and Technology NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on MarsJun […]

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New Li-Fi Is 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi [VIDEO]

We’ve all heard of Wi-Fi.  It’s the transmission of data through the air via radio bands.  But, have you heard of Li-Fi?  Well, that’s communication via the light spectrum.  That’s right, data can be transmitted by light.  What kind of light?  How about every light in your house being a transmitter.  The idea is no longer science fiction but, science […]

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Auto-Drive Has Arrived With The Tesla Autopilot [VIDEO]

Many of us are familiar with the self parking cars released by the auto industry but, Tesla motors is the first one to roll out a totally hands free self-driving car.  The Tesla Autopilot is a software release that allows the Tesla Model S car (and eventually their SUV) to drive itself.  In Tesla’s Press Release concerning their Autopilot Software they stated: […]

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Could The Future of Shaving Be With A Laser? [VIDEO]

Many people despise shaving and, why wouldn’t they?  Razor burn, bumps, nicks, cuts, and ingrown hairs are just some of the problems related to shaving.  Well, if the people at Skarp Technologies have anything to say about it, those problems will be a thing of the past! Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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New Google Technology Will Make Touch Technology Archaic [VIDEO]

Google is working on a new project, Project Soli.  Project Soli is a chip that interprets radar signals to such a fine level that minute gestures of the hand can control many of our everyday tasks.  The incredible part of the technology is its reliability while using no lenses, moving parts or anything; just a chip.  This translates into nothing that […]

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New Design Could Finally Help To Bring Fusion Power Closer To Reality [VIDEO]

It’s an old joke that many fusion scientists have grown tired of hearing: Practical nuclear fusion power plants are just 30 years away — and always will be. But now, finally, the joke may no longer be true: Advances in magnet technology have enabled researchers at MIT to propose a new design for a practical compact tokamak fusion reactor — […]

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How far would a basketball with backspin go? The Magnus Effect Displayed [VIDEO]

A group of people were at the Gordon Damn in Tasmania trying to break the world record for the farthest free-throw.  But, during their exploits, one of them dropped the basketball with a slight spin on it.  The ball took off!  This demonstration is what is known as The Magnus Effect. Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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