Archive September 2016

Three Phd students have created a robot that can open a door like a cat

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Three PhD students from the University of Pennsylvania have created the "Ghost Minitaur". Using high-torque brushless outrunner motors and a specialised leg design, it can run and jump over difficult...

Rosetta: Join us as we countdown to the end of Rosetta’s historic mission to Comet 67P

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

The Rosetta probe is set to end its mission to Comet 67P with a controlled descent to the surface of its comet at around 11:20 GMT. A live-stream of the...

JB-10 jetpack set to make Aviation History over Monaco today

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Aviation History is set to be made in Monaco this weekend as David Mayman, CEO and Test Pilot at JetPack Aviation, is set to make three public flights using the...

How the internet reacted to SpaceX’s Mars Colonisation Plan – The Interplanetary Transport System

2 years ago — 4 min read

Elon Musk used the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, to go into details about SpaceX's ambitious plan to colonise Mars in the next decade.

Could Self-driving cars free up an enormous amount of room in our cities?

2 years ago — 1 min read

A fascinating study by two British engineering firms, Farrells and WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff (which looked at how London’s streets might be entirely redesigned) points to a future where our overcrowded cities...