Tuesday , 23 October 2018
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Gaia satellite begins five year quest to create 3D map of one billion stars

Gaia satellite begins five year quest to create 3D map of one billion stars

The largest camera ever launched into space has reached its destination 1.5 million kilometres from Earth to begin work on “the most precise three dimensional map of our galaxy” ever recorded. The flying saucer-shaped Gaia satellite was launched from French Guiana in December last year by the European Space Agency as the start of a five year mission to locate ... Read More »

Hoverbike is a revolution in aviation, designed to do what a helicopter does, but cost less and do so better

Hoverbike is a revolution in aviation, designed to do what a helicopter does, but cost less and do so better

– It is said that if you give a man a fish, you can feed him for a day, but teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime – The objective of this campaign is to kick-start sales of our beautiful 1/3rd scale Hoverbike drone and accessories via your pledges, and to help create a long term ... Read More »

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions. A research report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that the technology could eventually prevent as many as ... Read More »

SCiO molecular sensor

SCiO molecular sensor

Thanks to nutritional labels on packaging, most store-bought foods give you a breakdown of their contents: fat, sugar, calories, and so on. But what about that watermelon in the produce aisle? The cheese Danish at Starbucks? That glass of pinot noir you’re drinking? A new handheld gadget called SCiO takes the guesswork out of analyzing your food. The device, about the size ... Read More »

VV-Plane concept designed to do some heavy lifting and revolutionize cargo transport

VV-Plane concept designed to do some heavy lifting and revolutionize cargo transport

As a proposed alternative to heavy vehicle road transport, UK-based 4×4 Aviation has conceived a hybrid VTOL cargo plane fitted with electric, tiltable, ducted fans that it claims will be able to carry truck-sized loads at nearly 200 mph (320 km/h). Dubbed the VV (Versatile Vehicle)-Plane, the aircraft is aimed at reducing the transport costs in developed countries by claiming ... Read More »