Industry Tap http://www.industrytap.com Tap Into News Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Google Hires Team of Experts to Build a Quantum Computer http://www.industrytap.com/google-hires-team-experts-build-quantum-computer/22803 http://www.industrytap.com/google-hires-team-experts-build-quantum-computer/22803#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:00:56 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22803 A team of quantum computing experts from University of California Santa Barbara has been hired by Google with the main goal being to develop brand new quantum processors based on superconducting electronics. Researchers from NASA and the Universities Space Research Association will join Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QuAIL) in their effort to design the […]

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Fastest Camera in the World Can Capture 4.4 Trillion Images Per Second http://www.industrytap.com/fastest-camera-world-can-capture-4-4-trillion-images-per-second/22635 http://www.industrytap.com/fastest-camera-world-can-capture-4-4-trillion-images-per-second/22635#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:00:18 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22635 Never miss an action shot again! Researchers from The University of Tokyo and Keio University in Japan have built the world’s fastest camera.  The camera is capable of recording 4.4 trillion frames per second, making it possible to picture things once thought impossible to photograph. The camera is so fast that it takes high resolution […]

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Ahmed Gamal Gabr Breaks Scuba Diving Record by Diving 1,091 Feet http://www.industrytap.com/ahmed-gamal-gabr-breaks-scuba-diving-record-diving-1091-feet/23183 http://www.industrytap.com/ahmed-gamal-gabr-breaks-scuba-diving-record-diving-1091-feet/23183#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:00:47 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23183 Egyptian man Ahmed Gamal Gabr recently broke the world record for the deepest scuba dive, the Guinness Book of Records reports, after he dove down 1,091 feet (332.35 meters) into the Red Sea. Gabr is a frogman, member of the special forces,  who took only 12 minutes to reach the record-breaking depth but took a cautious […]

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Chrysler Recalls More Than 230,000 SUVs… http://www.industrytap.com/chrysler-recalls-230000-suvs/23236 http://www.industrytap.com/chrysler-recalls-230000-suvs/23236#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:24:14 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23236 Chrysler just announced the company is recalling approximately 230,760 SUVs across the world in order to fix a fuel pump issue resulting in cars stalling or worse, not starting at all. Specifically, certain 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs seem more susceptible to the issue and need a new part installed to prevent […]

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Sony Eyes Google Glass with Its SmartEyeglass Release in March 2015 http://www.industrytap.com/sony-eyes-google-glass-smarteyeglass-release-march-2015/23185 http://www.industrytap.com/sony-eyes-google-glass-smarteyeglass-release-march-2015/23185#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:00:41 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23185 While wearables seem to be growing overall, Google Glass hasn’t exactly been the major breakthrough product the company was expecting. Sony recognized an opportunity to rival Google in the wearable glasses technology department and as a result created the SmartEyeglass, which aims to have more features and look more attractive than Google Glass. SmartEyeglass Features: […]

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Cosmonauts Find Traces of Marine Life 205 Miles Up in the Sky http://www.industrytap.com/cosmonauts-find-traces-marine-life-205-miles-sky/22784 http://www.industrytap.com/cosmonauts-find-traces-marine-life-205-miles-sky/22784#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:00:48 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22784 The Russian news agency ITAR-TASS is claiming that traces of sea plankton have been discovered living on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS). Russian cosmonauts on board the ISS, while taking samples from windows, reportedly discovered the living organisms. During a spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts took samples from the exterior of the station for […]

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Cartwheeling Spider Inspires Crazy Robot That Emulates Its Movements… http://www.industrytap.com/cartwheeling-spider-inspires-crazy-robot-emulates-movements/20053 http://www.industrytap.com/cartwheeling-spider-inspires-crazy-robot-emulates-movements/20053#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:18:39 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=20053 The Moroccan flic-flac spider was recently discovered in the Sahara desert and has caused quite the stir because of its incredible defense mechanism… Cartwheels! Yes, cartwheels. The flic-flac spider is able to move twice as fast through performing a series of cartwheels to escape predators. The scientific name for the spider is Cebrennus rechenbergi and […]

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New Face of Construction? Click-e-bricks are Similar to Bendy Legos! http://www.industrytap.com/new-face-construction-click-e-bricks-similar-bendy-legos/22206 http://www.industrytap.com/new-face-construction-click-e-bricks-similar-bendy-legos/22206#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:00:29 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22206 Once again, news of another major advancement in “soft robotics” is here, this time revolving around bendy, lego-like blocks developed by George Whitesides and his team at Harvard University. Their new invention is called “click-e-bricks”, which are essentially flexible plastic elastomeric bricks that could shape the future of construction. Right now, the blocks are still […]

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NASA Discovers Massive Black Hole in One of the Smallest Known Galaxies http://www.industrytap.com/nasa-discovers-massive-black-hole-one-smallest-known-galaxies/23187 http://www.industrytap.com/nasa-discovers-massive-black-hole-one-smallest-known-galaxies/23187#comments Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:00:24 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23187 Discovered by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope in 2013, the M60-UCD1 is one of the smallest known galaxies, but it also just got a lot more interesting. NASA has discovered the tiny galaxy is home to a massive black hole. M60-UCD1 is approximately 1/500th of our galaxy’s width but features an incredible 140 million stars. M60-UCD1′s […]

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How Corpse Brain Scans Help the Living http://www.industrytap.com/corpse-brain-scans-help-living/22615 http://www.industrytap.com/corpse-brain-scans-help-living/22615#comments Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:00:08 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22615 Since the beginning of medicine, the best way of learning about human anatomy, especially the brain, was using fresh cadavers to dissect. Throughout the 20th century, new brain scanning technologies have been developed and allow us to look at the structure and function of the brain while it’s still working. However, we are still learning […]

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