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Pose Self-Measurement of Noncooperative Spacecraft Based on Solar Panel Triangle Structure
Aiming at the recognition and location of noncooperative spacecraft, this paper presents a...
(Jan 26, 2015)
Robots Podcast #174: Hunter Lloyd & Looney
In episode #174, Audrow Nash speaks with Hunter Lloyd, a Professor of Robotics at...
(Jan 24, 2015)
Start-up Profile: CyPhy Works Builds Tethered Drones for Soldiers, First Responders
The company’s drone-on-a-string provides an extra pair of eyes in tight spots
(Jan 23, 2015)
Video Friday: Mars Helicopter, 100 Dancing Robots, and Putin's Combat Cyborg
Can a robot helicopter fly on Mars? We answer this question and much more on this week's Video...
(Jan 23, 2015)
Carbon Nanotube Transistors Go Head-to-Head With Silicon
A Stanford team has made carbon nanotube transistors with record-setting current densities and...
(Jan 23, 2015)
Former Microsoft Researchers Find New Homes at VMWare, Google, Apple, and Elsewhere
Know any good algorithms? These former Microsoft researchers do, and Silicon Valley companies are...
(Jan 23, 2015)
MIT's Planning Algorithms are Like Siri, Except Creative and Helpful
Siri, Cortana, and other virtual assistants are good at doing what you tell them, but MIT's...
(Jan 22, 2015)
Graphene Devices Stand the Test of Time
Encapsulation technique allows graphene devices to survive in normal atmospheres for several months
(Jan 22, 2015)
Increasing Use of Radar Tests Spectrum Authorities
The FCC in particular needs to make radar regulation more friendly to innovators
(Jan 22, 2015)
The Germanium-Tin Laser: Answer to the On-Chip Data Bottleneck?
Silicon-compatible laser could be suitable for data transmission between processor cores, but it's...
(Jan 22, 2015)
Flying, Walking Vampire Bat Robot Is Back
With new, foldable wings, DALER is more capable (and bat-like) than ever
(Jan 22, 2015)
It’s Too Soon to Judge Shale Gas
Its effect on energy economics is huge, but will it last?
(Jan 22, 2015)
2014 U.S. Venture Funding Was Highest Since Dot-Com Boom
Tech companies got the largest share of the $48.3 billion investors poured into startups
(Jan 22, 2015)
Proven: Graphene Makes Multiple Electrons From Light
Graphene could make super high conversion-efficiency photovoltaics
(Jan 21, 2015)
Robotbase's Personal Robot Promises Tons of Features, Impressive Hardware
This Kickstarter project is creating a compelling robot platform, but can it deliver?
(Jan 21, 2015)
Forecasting Tomorrow’s Technology Today
As it’s been said, prediction is very difficult, especially about the future
(Jan 21, 2015)
Brain Hackers Beware: Scientist Says tDCS Has No Effect
New research from Australia calls into question the dramatic claims made for transcranial brain...
(Jan 21, 2015)
AutoCharge is Microsoft Research's Take on Wireless Charging with Light
Wireless charging hasn't fulfilled its promise of making our gadget-filled lives easier, but maybe...
(Jan 21, 2015)
How Rooftop Solar Can Stabilize the Grid
Following Germany's lead, California gives advanced inverters a bigger role in the grid
(Jan 21, 2015)
Encryption, Privacy, National Security, and Dr. Seuss
On one hand, Silicon Valley companies vow to protect our data; on the other, “They’re patriots”
(Jan 20, 2015)