DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane program

March 25, 2014

VTOL X-Plane program

DARPA’s VTOL Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program seeks to enable radical improvements in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flight through innovative cross-pollination between the fixed-wing and rotary-wing worlds.

By | Category: Aviation

NASA’s Flower shaped telescope

March 25, 2014

NASA's Flower shaped telescope

NASA just unveiled plans for flower shaped starshade space telescope, to acquire Images of Earth-Like exoplanets.   Watch the video…

By | Category: Space

Your Nose Knows

March 25, 2014

Gisele Bundchen

The human sense of smell is much greater than previously thought, and scientists now believe we can recognize up to one trillion odorsGisele Bundchen

By | Category: Physics

This App will draw a Floorplan

March 25, 2014

App will draw a Floorplan

RoomScan app draws floor plans by just taping your phone on every wall!   Take a look at the videos…

By | Category: Computers

Floating Skate Ramp

March 25, 2014

Floating Skate Ramp 1

A floating skate ramp made by professional skateboarder Bob Burnquist. along with his own designers they “Visit California” for four days to build this “floating” ramp on Lake Tahoe.   Watch the video…

By | Category: Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers pregame court Projection

March 24, 2014

pregame court Projection

A full court video projection, made by Quince Imaging, in partnership with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Q-TV team and Think Media Studios, in anticipation of the halftime ceremony honoring Zydrunas Ilgauskas.   Watch the video…

Animation about the size of the Universe

March 24, 2014

size of the Universe

How big is the universe? An animation explaining key concepts about our universe, with humour, helping to explain the ‘almost’ unexplainable!   Watch the video…

By | Category: Astronomy

Sensing Lightning from ISS

March 24, 2014

Sensing Lightning from ISS 2

Across the atmosphere of Earth, lightning flashes about 50 times per second. That’s 4.3 million times a day and roughly 1.5 billion times a year. Using a new instrument on the International Space Station (ISS), scientists are trying to observe and dissect at least a few of those lightning bolts every day.    Image © Astronaut photograph ISS038-E-16781

Kitetender monohull for kitesailing

March 24, 2014

monohull for kitesailing

Years of testing with normal open sailing dinghy’s and prototype resulted in KiteTender concept, a special designed monohull for kitesailing.   Take a look at the videos…

By | Category: Boats

Full Worm Moon in the Lighthouse

March 24, 2014

Full Worm Moon in the Lighthouse

The full worm moon in this sequence, is signaling the coming of spring in the northern hemisphere, was captured in Cape Espichel lighthouse.   Image © Miguel Claro,   with permission.

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