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Replacing ISS With a Space Colony on the Dark Side of the Moon

Replacing ISS With a Space Colony on the Dark Side of the Moon

Europe has chosen their next Space Chief, Johan-Dietrich Worner. Last month in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the Space Foundations National Space Symposium, a gathering of…

SpaceX To Test Revolutionary Space Launch Escape System This Week

With Elon Musk at the helm SpaceX has come a long way in its short history. While all of SpaceX’s missions have gone exceedingly well…

Greased Lightning: NASA’s New 10-Engine Hybrid Wing Electric Plane

Companies, including government contractor Lockheed Martin, are seeking ways to design radically more efficient military transport aircraft to reduce fuel costs and logistical problems related…

558 Base Jumpers Just Dove Off the 1,358 Foot Princess Tower in Dubai, Captured in 4K!

Base jumping off the world’s second tallest residential building is something most sane human beings would not seek out, but the feeling is the exact…

Elon Musk Believes 160 Million of Tesla’s New Powerpacks Could Power the Entire United States

Elon Musk has finally revealed Tesla’s Powerwall home battery system, available in a 10 kWh version for $3,500 or a 7 kWh model for $3,000.…

Low Global Oil Prices Could Last Decades, Stimulate Growth

Today, the price of oil is $60 a barrel. Over the past year, the price has remained under $100 and has been as low as…

Watch Blue Origin’s New Shepard Space Vehicle Launch For the First Time!

Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle launched on its first developmental test flight last week, marking a major milestone for Jeff Bezos’s company. Despite the…

Skilling Up with Online Learning

As engineers, we learn a lot of the fundamentals of engineering in school, but as our careers develop, many of us feel that more training…

This Team of Flat Robots Can Easily Roll Up Under Your Car and Move or Park It Autonomously

Are you terrible at parking? Probably… Well, lucky for you, the AVERT (Autonomous Vehicle Emergency Recovery Tool) system is a gang of flat robots capable…

DARPA’s New EXACTO Rounds Can Compensate for Moving Targets and Hit Them Easily

DARPA’s new EXACTO rounds, short for Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, are literally smart bullets that will twist and turn in mid-air to eventually hit their…

Zero-Energy Groundfridge Uses Insulating Effect of Soil to Store Perishables

Refrigerators are responsible for a big portion of home energy use. In most homes, refrigerators are the second largest user of energy after air conditioners.…

Real Time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Supporting Sustainable Development

Canada is one of the world’s largest suppliers of forest products and is beginning to use Earth observation GIS technology, including remote sensing, to track…

This Realistic Humanoid Robot Can React to Your Facial Expressions

Humanoid robots have been fascinating people ever since the development of robots. In science fiction, these human-like robots are shown to be capable of emulating human…

Teaching Engineering With Cartoons & Funny Machines

Capturing the Imagination of College Freshmen Add simplicity, bright colors, creativity, and imagination and you’ve got the series of cartoons introducing young and old alike…

Children’s Feet Grow Incredibly Quickly, so ‘Because International’ Made a Shoe That Can Keep Pace

Children’s feet grow fast, and they often require new shoes every few months. This can be pretty expensive for people living in developing countries, so…