06/12/2017 by Douwe Blaauwe
Two hundred years ago, Karl von Drais rode his invented two-wheeled vehicle from Mannheim to a coaching inn about five miles away, which took him a little more than an hour.
03/29/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
A man paralyzed from his shoulder down has regained use of his hand with the aid of an experimental device that works by decoding his brain signals and then transmitting them to sensors in his arm.
03/25/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
Japan Drone 2017, one of the country’s biggest commercial drone events, is underway. The exhibition showcases the latest in drone technology. Our correspondent reports from Chiba in eastern Japan.
03/16/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
Thaller is the assistant director for Science Communication at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
03/10/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
Light is electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.
03/03/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
An app that lets people speak to avatars of dead relatives and take selfies with them is being developed in South Korea. The BBC’s Chris Foxx asked Eun Jin Lim from Elrois, the company making it, whether people might find the idea strange.
02/28/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
They measure movements with sensors, infra-red cameras and 3D analysis.
02/21/2017 by Saeed Ramzan
Exoplanets have been making waves over the last 20 years, and now as technology advances, we may be about to meet some strange new worlds beyond our solar system.
02/16/2017 by Douwe Blaauwe
Dennett is referred to as one of the “Four Horsemen of New Atheism”, along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens.
02/14/2017 by Douwe Blaauwe
The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram.