Asteroid Florence missed our planet by several million kilometers or 18 Earth-Moon distances as it moved through the constellations Piscis Austrinus, Capricornus, Aquarius, and Delphinus.By Danielle De La BastideSeptember 05, 2017A giant near-Earth asteroid measuring 4.4 km wide named “Florence” just whizzed by earth last weekend.
At 23, most young professionals just graduated college and are looking toward the workforce or, if they& 39;re an academic, toward graduate school. Life morphs into a quasi-adulthood filled with confusion and regularly dealing with real-world issues.And then there& 39;s Sabrina Pasterski.Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski hailing from Chicago, Illinois is being seen as the next Einstein or Stephen Hawking thanks to her high accomplishments at the young age of 23.
Rube Goldberg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist/cartoonist, engineer and sculptor is probably best known for his far-fetched gadget sketches. Rube Goldberg is the only person, ever, to have been listed in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as an adjective, nonetheless. Over his lifetime, it is estimated he penned over 50,000 cartoons, that& 39;s frankly incredible.
Stanford University engineers recently designed a robotic gripper featuring a gecko-inspired adhesive to be used for collecting space debris. Researchers successfully completed preliminary trials in several zero gravity environments, including on board the International Space Station.In recent years, Gecko& 39;s have been headlining major news stories for their remarkable biotechnological capabilities.
August 23, 2017Try as we may to avoid it, how many of us have been involved in a debate about a device with friends, family and coworkers, where people seek to point out the superiority of their brand—its design, features and usability—and the defects and limitations of the other brand? Well, for the most common debate, involving mobile devices, Android users are pitted against iPhone users.
By Shelby RogersMay 09, 2017NASA recently put out a request for private sector partners, but not for sending people to Mars. The government agency wants proposals for cargo transportation to the lunar surface. As with most major government proposals, no one knows the specifics of the project. However, there& 39;s talk swirling around heading back to the moon for mining purposes.