|This Week’s Most Interesting Science News|
Posted:6/5/2011 12:00:00 AMTop science headlines of the week.
|Michio Kaku Takes Us On A Journey Through His Office|
Posted:6/5/2011 12:00:00 AMMichio Kaku gives us a tour of his office.
|Super 8 Sounds Like A Super Date|
Posted:6/1/2011 12:00:00 AMWhat is this Super 8 movie?
|What Will Threaten Us In 2040? Tiny Robots?|
Posted:11/17/2010 12:00:00 AMCould terrorists of the future use a swarm of tiny robots — less an a quarter-inch high — to attack their targets? Will new bio materials be able to target individuals carrying specific genetic markers? Could cyber-attackers melt down a nuclear facility with the press of a "return" key, or implant chips to control our minds?
|International Research Team Trap 38 Antimatter Atoms|
Posted:11/17/2010 12:00:00 AMIn the movie Angels and Demons, scientists have solved one of the most perplexing scientific problems: the capture and storage of antimatter. In real life, trapping atomic antimatter has never been accomplished, until now.
|In The Future There Is Sky Mowing [Video]|
Posted:11/17/2010 12:00:00 AMIf you think mowing your lawn is hard work enough. Just think how hard it will be to mow the sky. In the future that’s exactly what we will have to do.
|Futuristic Water Control System ’E.Tap’ By Equa |
Posted:11/14/2010 12:00:00 AMEqua has introduced a really cool futuristic water control system called the E.Tap. It has a built in thermostatic system and water control system that can control water flow and temperature throughout your whole bathroom.
|Detailed Dark Matter Map Yields Clues to Galaxy Cluster Growth |
Posted:11/14/2010 12:00:00 AMAstronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope took advantage of a giant cosmic magnifying glass to create one of the sharpest and most detailed maps of dark matter in the universe. Dark matter is an invisible and unknown substance that makes up the bulk of the universe’s mass.
|Astronomers Catch The Universe Playing Snooker|
Posted:11/11/2010 12:00:00 AMUK astronomers from The University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield, claim they have found the universe playing a game of snooker.
|Test Your Own Asteroid Collision With Impact: Earth|
Posted:11/10/2010 12:00:00 AMHave you ever wanted to send an asteroid on a collision course with planet Earth? Well, now you can--thanks to Purdue University.
|Call of Duty: Black Ops Creators Speak with NewsWatch about the 3D Technology of the Game through a Satellite Media Tour |
Posted:11/9/2010 12:00:00 AMCall of Duty: Black Ops, one of the hottest video games to come out on the market this year, is going to be featured with full 3D technology.
|Panasonic’s Hospital Delivery Robot To Begin New Trials In 2010|
Posted:11/8/2010 12:00:00 AMNew trials for Panasonic’s Hospital Delivery Robot (HOSPI) are set to take place in January, 2011 at the Matsuhita Memorial Hospital in Japan.
|This Robot Can Sing And Dance|
Posted:10/30/2010 12:00:00 AMThe HRP-4C Japanese humanoid robot has one special talent. It can sing! The robot was demonstrated at Japan’s CEATEC (Comprehensive IT and Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition) 2010 trade show and was developed by AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology).
|Researchers Developing Method To Heal Bright Light Damaged Eyes|
Posted:10/30/2010 12:00:00 AMResearchers from the Australian National University at the Vision Center have developed a method to heal bright-light damaged eyes.
|New LED Lights Can Be Implanted Under Your Skin|
Posted:10/30/2010 12:00:00 AMHave you ever wanted your own "light up" tattoo? What about a watch that was built into your skin? Maybe you want glowing fingers like ET? New LED (light-emitting diodes) lights developed by University of Illinois researcher, John Rogers and his colleges--are so flexible and thin--they can be implanted under the skin.
|Scientists Developing Microchip Device To Help Heal Brain Damage|
Posted:10/15/2010 12:00:00 AMScientists are developing a microchip device that could help heal damage in the brain.
|Woman Has Baby From Embyro Frozen For 20 Years|
Posted:10/15/2010 12:00:00 AM42 year old woman has recently given birth to a healthy baby boy from an embryo that was frozen for 20 years.
|Upgraded ’XOS 2’ Robotic Suit Is One Step Closer To ’Iron Man’|
Posted:10/15/2010 12:00:00 AMThe Raytheon XOS 2, a wearable exoskeleton robotic suit that can climb stairs, lift upwards of 200 pounds, walk at speeds up to 3.5mph and punch through 3 inches of solid wood!
|Toshiba Releasing 3D TV’s That Don’t Require Glasses|
Posted:10/7/2010 12:00:00 AMAt around the end of December, 2010, Toshiba will release special 3D TV’s that wont require any glasses. The 3D technology comes as one of the world’s first.
|New Research Suggests Brain Damage From Stoke Might Not Be Permanent|
Posted:10/7/2010 12:00:00 AMA study currently being conducted by University of South Carolina researchers suggests that brain damage from a stroke might not be so permanent after all.
|Virgin Galacts Ready For Space Travel In 18 Months|
Posted:9/30/2010 12:00:00 AMVirgin Galactic was said to be ready for space tourism in about 2 years. Usually, shit happens and those deadlines get pushed way down the line. However, according to Virgin Galactic, everything is on track. (So far, that is.)
|This Robot Can Wash Your Hair While Sqeezing Out Your Brains|
Posted:9/30/2010 12:00:00 AMIt’s Panasonic’s hair washing robot! That’s right, it’s a robot that can wash your hair! Finally we can rejoice for the world is now whole! Like washing your hair has been such a hassle for centuries. Ha!
|New Magnetic Switch Can Save Electricity By Up To 39%|
Posted:9/27/2010 12:00:00 AMResearchers from Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global), MERSTech, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, say they have designed a switch that can recycle electric power. The switch called the Magnetic Energy Recovery Switch, can save 39% of electricity at peak power, according to recent tests.
|Boeing Wants To Take You Into Space|
Posted:9/26/2010 12:00:00 AMBoeing, which we all know as the maker’s of big airplanes, is planning on flying people to space.
|Bird-like Aircraft Flaps Wings To Sustain Flight|
Posted:9/24/2010 12:00:00 AMThe worlds first workable ornithopter from the University of Toronto--set a world record for sustaining flight for 19.3 seconds. It flew a total of 145 meters at an average speed of 25.6 kilometres per hour.
|Scientists Working On Technology That Extracts Electricity From Air|
Posted:9/24/2010 12:00:00 AMWhat if we could extract electricity from the air? Is something like that even possible? New research presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, suggests that it is.
|Cute Robot Making 300 Mile Trekk Across Japan|
Posted:9/24/2010 12:00:00 AMThe Evolta mascot will make a 300 mile (500-kilometer) trek across Japan from Tokyo to Kyroto as a publicity stunt to help promote Panasonic’s Evolta batteries.
|Genetically Altered Salmon May Hit Store Shelves Near You|
Posted:9/22/2010 12:00:00 AMScientists have created genetically altered salmon that grows twice as fast as normal. Supposedly, the "creators" of this "frankenfish," say the Salmon is safe to eat.
|Astronauts Tweet Amazing Pictures From Space|
Posted:9/21/2010 12:00:00 AMFor the past few days, astronaut Douglas H.Wheelock and his crew have been tweeting amazing pictures from the International Space Station.
|Humanoid Robot ’Core’ In Development|
Posted:9/21/2010 12:00:00 AMThe latest thing in humanoid robot technology is being developed by the guys from Japan’s Chiba Institute of Technology. This robot, named "Core," can carry roughly 220 pounds
(100 kg)-- is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs in at 507 pounds (230 kg). It can also absorb 80% of its own floor impact to help it walk smoothly.
|Dog’s Head Kept Alive Without Body|
Posted:9/20/2010 12:00:00 AMBack in the 1920s, Russians were doing all kinds of crazy experiments. One of those experiments was trying to keep a dog’s severed head alive without a body.
|Jessica Penot Talks About Her New Book "Haunted North Alabama"|
Posted:9/20/2010 12:00:00 AMJessica Penot Just released her new book. Haunted North Alabama is full of ghost stories that will fascinate!
|Using A Magnifying Glass To Study Dark Energy|
Posted:8/21/2010 12:00:00 AMAfter years of research and mathematical problems that would give Einstein a headache, scientists have devised some special methods to study dark energy.
|Students Use Ping Pong Balls To Float Space Capsule|
Posted:8/19/2010 12:00:00 AMThe guys at Langley have been working on a new space capsule design to hold astronauts. The design is only in the simulation stage, however, since the craft won’t be pressurized like a real space capsule, when NASA goes the test it out, it will sink when it lands in water. So what is NASA to do?
|The Moon Is Shrinking|
Posted:8/19/2010 12:00:00 AMPictures taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter may indicate that the moon is shrinking.
|Explore The Surface Of Mars With This New Interactive Map|
Posted:8/18/2010 12:00:00 AMA new, highly detailed map of Mars is available to anyone that wants to take a peak. The map is available in an interactive format like Google Earth and is currently the best map of mars ever created
|Explore The Surface Of Mars With This New Interactive Map|
Posted:8/18/2010 12:00:00 AMA new, highly detailed map of Mars is available to anyone that wants to take a peak. The map is available in an interactive format like Google Earth and is currently the best map of mars ever created.
|Water Found On Moon Could Mean A Moon Base Is On The Horizon|
Posted:8/3/2010 12:00:00 AMAbundant water found on the moon could make building a moon base a little bit easier.
|Asteroid Impact Imminent In 2182|
Posted:7/29/2010 12:00:00 AMScientists that are studying the orbit of asteroid ’(101955) 1999 RQ36’ have concluded that there is potential for collision with the blue planet in 2182.
|Are The Recent UFO’s Over China Real?|
Posted:7/25/2010 12:00:00 AMHave you heard the buzz going around the net about the China UFO that shut down Hangzhou’s Xiaoshan Airport in China? Being a natural born skeptic, I decided to do a little investigating into the matter. Here’s what I found.
|Are We Living Inside A Black Hole?|
Posted:7/25/2010 12:00:00 AMDo you think it’s possible that what we conceive as our universe, is actually the insides of a black hole? Is it possible that every black hole holds its own universe within?
|Weekly Spectre Book Giveaway|
Posted:7/24/2010 12:00:00 AMStarting today, July 24th and ending next Saturday the 31st, you can get a chance to win 3 cool books from weeklyspectre.com