A crowdsourced effort to take control of an abandoned satellite has ended due to rocket failure. The valiant endeavor may encourage others to try their hand at commandeering old satellites.
The building has been blamed for melting the plastic on a parked car, setting store carpets on fire, and shattering tiles. Believe it or not, it's the second structure architect Rafael Viñoly has built that has this "feature."
Harvard scientists sandwiched a layer of transparent rubber between two layers of a specially-made hydrogel. Electrical audio signals sent to the gel layers caused the rubber to vibrate and make sound.
Some of his biographers have claimed that Michael Faraday died of a broken heart because his idea of an invisible field of influence was rejected as idiocy by his scientific peers.
Rapid cost reduction, or demonitization, has led to breathtaking innovation in the field of unmanned air vehicles (or UAVs), and UAV advocates see the FAA issuing personal and commercial licenses by 2015.