By Shelby RogersNovember 04, 2016China marked a major milestone as the country launched its largest rocket to date. Image Courtesy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation The Long March 5 launched Nov. 3 at 8:43 p.m. Beijing time. The rocket carried with it experimental satellite Shijian-17.
It is the ugliest, yet most useful plane in NASA& 39;s fleet. Though it looks more like a massive fish than an aircraft, the Guppy is used to ship immensely large parts all across the world. Image Source: NASA The reason why NASA requires such a large planeBefore any satellite id launched into space, it has already flown many times- likely inside the Super Guppy.
By Shelby RogersNovember 25, 2016The Chinese clearly crave new, energy-friendly transportation alternatives. A Chinese startup company called Singulato Motors raised $600 million during its second fundraising phase. Image Courtesy of Singulato/Zhiche Auto For these eco-friendly startups, fundraising can be relatively simple.
January 08, 2017Isaac Asimov’s first law of robotics states “A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.”This law is intended for robots fitted with artificial Intelligence (AI). AI gives a robot the ability to ‘think’ or ‘reason’. However, the majority of robotics used around people are not conscious in any way and cannot obey this law.
2016 was a great year for advancements in AI technologies and machine learning. The AI market is also flourishing. Despite all the hype and media attention, numerous startups and internet giants are all racing to develop this technology. There have been massive increases in investment and adoptions of it by companies.
Energy generation today utilizes a wide variety of fuel sources. These can be classified as Combustion/Thermal, Nuclear or Renewable/Alternative. The technology employed also varies depending on the technical requirements of translating or converting the fuel source into useful work. This is usually in the form of electricity.