Engineering

ReRAM: Will New Memory Device Replace Flash?

ReRAM: Will New Memory Device Replace Flash?

Keep an eye out for Resistive Random-Access Memory (ReRAM), an up-and-coming type of computer memory technology. ReRAM is currently under development by a number of companies—including Panasonic, HP, Adesto Technologies, and Crossbar, among others. It…

Terrifying Killer Robot Army a Reality?

Terrifying Killer Robot Army a Reality?

Is a killer robot army on the verge of destroying humanity? Elon Musk, the man behind companies like Tesla, SolarCity, SpaceX, and well-known British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking are regularly warning of the dangers of artificial…

Farewell Cassini: Grand Finale

Farewell Cassini: Grand Finale

On Sept. 15, Cassini, the space probe that has been orbiting Saturn since 2004, will plunge into the icy atmosphere of the ringed planet in a dramatic ending to its mechanical lifespan. In a phase…