Monday, December 7, 2009

Virgin Galactic Full Introduction film Nov 09 Version 2.mov

Gotta love it!

Monday, November 16, 2009

A Very Cool Monument

I really hope they build this. Not only is it beautiful, but it will power itself.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

A Flash of the Future

This collage of climbers moving up the tether is great.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The 2009 Space Elevator Games

Today LaserMotive made a 900 meter climb at an average speed of 3.73 meters per second. This qualified them to win the 900,000 dollar prize! Fantastic! Maybe tomorrow will be even better!

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Roof-top Wind turbine

This new wind turbine will set on the top of your roof, and should be quiet enough not to bother the neighbors.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

2D Hyperlens for Sound Waves

This is very cool because we will be able to "see" things using sound that are too small to be seen with visible light, like a very detailed ultra-sound.
Full Story (Via PhysOrg.com)

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Why Lotus Leaves Stay Dry

By applying this new understanding, we will be able to make better water-proof clothing, as well as non-sticking textiles, self-cleaning optics and drag-reducing hulls.
Full Story (Via EurekAlert!)

Better Control of Nanowires

This could mean new and better LEDs or transistors, as well as improved storage capacities for batteries.
Full Story (Via University of Pennsylvania)

Yamaha Has a New Electric Motorcycle

Although it is only a concept vehicle, I think I would buy an electric motor cycle with this much style.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Honda U3-X - a Japanese take on the Segway

This does look fun.

Big Dog Robot

It just keeps getting better and better. Amazing!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Dirt-Powered Fuel Cell

I am always glad to see simple inexpensive way to create electricity.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Thursday, October 15, 2009

JetLev Promo

A great new Toy!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Just Spray Yourself a Solar Aray

Now you can just spray on a solar panel.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Saturday, August 22, 2009

OLED Concept Phone

This folding phone is a great concept, and a wonderful use of OLEDs (Organic Light Emiting Diodes). The pop-up key idea is cool too.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Night and Day OLED Clock

This is great design technology. A clock that changes color depending on the time of day. Organic light emiting diodes (OLEDs) stuck to the wall. Very smart.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Friday, August 14, 2009

The Next Step in Cloaking Materials

This is one step closer to useful meta materials. Invisibility is on its way.
Full Story (Via Institute of Physics)

Friday, July 24, 2009

256 Flash Drive! The Kingston DataTraveler

Now that's a big Flash Drive.
Full Story (Via PhysOrg.com)

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

There is Now a Process for Turning CO2 into Methanol

A new process for making bio fuel from the air, has been developed in Singapore. Very promising.
Full Story (Via EurekAlert!)

Monday, April 20, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009

The iPoint 3D Screen

I think as with most technology leaps we see it in SciFi. movies. This one is straight out of Iron Man.
Full Story (Via Engaget)

40 Terabyte Hard Drive

A hard drive with around 40 Terabytes may be out by next year.
Full Story (Via Tech News Watch)

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Shelby Has Made a 1000 Horsepower Electric Car

It is always good to see a positive advancement. This new car can go from 0-60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds.
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Monday, January 26, 2009

Hot Air Balloons Create Green Energy

Using a hot air balloon to generate power by spinning a generator as it goes up and down is a great idea!
Full Story (Via Inhabitat)

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Internet May Have a "Moore's Law" of Its Own

Researchers at Tao Zhou of the University of Science and Technology of China and the University of Fribourghave have predicted that the Internet will double in size every 5.32 years.
Full Story (Via PhysOrg.com)

Solar Bulb uses LED Lighting Through Water

This is an interesting way to get "green" lighting.
Full Story (Via PhysOrg.com)

Micro-Robotic Motor will Power a Flagellum (Wiggling Tail)

New microbot motor will power a very small robot that will swim through the bloodstream.
Full Story (Via Institute of Physics)(Via EurekAlert!)

Monday, January 19, 2009

Space Elevator News









11 Minute Nova Video

Spintronics Set to Replace Electronics

This photo from a scanning electron microscope shows an single electron pump, which can create a single "up" or "down" electron. These can represent the ones and zeros in electronic devices.
Full Story (Via EurekAlert!)

Cloaking Devices Get Better

This next generation optical cloaking device is a significant improvement.
Full Story (Via EurekAlert!)

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Photon Rapping for Computer Power

Computer image of a squeezed photon. This technique may allow us to use photons to store information.
Full Story (Via University of Toronto) (Animation)