Topic: technology

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Knowing something is a pretty relative concept.  For a long time we knew that the Earth was the center of the universe, later we learned we were wrong about what we once knew.  So, accuracy means a lot for when we say we know things.  Using technology we've been able...

Monday, December 2, 2013

For a long time humanity has relied on technology to help us understand more about the natural world.  For example, we can look up at the moon all we want, but without technology we would never see the detailed ridges on its surface or know what its dust is like.  Observations and...

Monday, November 18, 2013

From laptops to mobile devices to smoke detectors and beyond, batteries play a very important role in our lives.  They've become stronger and longer lasting throughout the years.  The question now is how do we make batteries even more efficient?   ...

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Sure, robots can do a lot of things better than humans...but can they be there for a friend that's having a rough day? Check out our clip showing two subjects, a human and the there-bot.
Check out how a textile loom from the 1800s has something in common with your laptop! Years and years of work by several individuals help bridge the gap between these distant relatives!

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