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Unser täglich Roboter

WESER-KURIER online - ‎vor 17 Stunden‎
In Science-Fiction-Geschichten sind sie seit fast 100 Jahren präsent, in Industriehallen seit einem halben Jahrhundert. Im Alltag aber werden Roboter wohl noch ... Darum bauen Roboter zwar Autos, entschärfen Bomben, helfen im OP-Saal, tauchen im Meer ...

Portable device produces biopharmaceuticals on demand

MIT News - ‎vor 4 Stunden‎
... science, and head of the Synthetic Biology Group at MIT's Research Laboratory of Electronics. “Imagine you were on Mars or in a remote desert, without access to a full formulary, you could program the yeast to produce drugs on demand locally,” Lu says.

NASA books nuclear-certified Atlas 5 rocket for Mars 2020 rover launch

Spaceflight Now - ‎25.07.2016‎
Atlas 5 has successfully performed the only launches of nuclear-equipped spacecraft for NASA in recent history: New Horizons to Pluto in 2006 and the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity rover in 2011. The Mars 2020 mission will search for indications ...

Seattle, With Its Needle, Is Turning Into a Space Center

New York Times - ‎vor 4 Stunden‎
Vulcan Aerospace, the Seattle-based space investment vehicle of the Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is funding the creation of Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane by wingspan, being built in Mojave, Calif.

Deep Space Radiation May Cause Heart Problems In Future Mars Explorers

Popular Science - ‎28.07.2016‎
To find out whether deep space radiation, microgravity, or both could be the cause of the elevated CVD rates, the researchers put lab mice on a simulated trip to deep space. Elevating their hindlimbs mimicked the effect of microgravity, while ...

They Really Do Exist! NASA's 'Ghostbusters' Bust Myths About Careers in STEM

NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog) - ‎vor 16 Stunden‎
But the new “Ghostbusters” film, which features an all-female team of scientists and engineers, busts not just ghosts, but also some of the tropes about what it means to work in science, technology, engineering and math. It's an idea that has ...

NASAs International Space Station Paves Way for Farther Space Travel, 'Star ...

Nature World News - ‎vor 4 Stunden‎
NOORDWIJK, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 14: A general view of inside the Columbus replica / simulator as is attached to the International Space Station or ISS in the ESAs Planetary Robotics Lab, part of the Automation & Robotics Labs, together with the ... "For ...

Scientists create plasma-printed sensors to monitor astronaut health on long ...

Phys.Org - ‎vor 1 Stunde‎
Plans begin decades in advance for a tremendous effort such as the first manned mission to Mars. The details are as fine - and essential - as how astronauts will ... The NASA team brings the sensors to SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource ...

Anatomy of a Rover—Getting Down to Mars

The Planetary Society - ‎26.07.2016‎
It takes a lot of terrific components to create a successful spacecraft like Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory. We'll visit JPL to learn about the Terminal Descent Sensor radar that will once again help land a rover on the Red Planet.

Cold Atom Laboratory

NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog) - ‎vor 16 Stunden‎
In a team of professional ghost busters, Anita Sengupta would most certainly be the enthusiastic and multi-talented leader. She's already taken on roles developing launch vehicles, the parachute that famously helped land the Mars rover Curiosity, and ...

Space Station Drives 'Star Trek' Fiction Toward Reality: NASA Video - ‎28.07.2016‎
They talk about how science fiction and science fact are becoming one on the orbiting laboratory. ... Among the things that NASA has to account for when considering a human trip to Mars is the effect of microgravity (or weightlessness) on the human body.

Mars 2020 rover mission to cost more than $2 billion

SpaceNews - ‎20.07.2016‎
AHe said then the mission would cost about $1.5 billion, or 40 percent less than the $2.5 billion cost of the Mars Science Laboratory mission that landed the Curiosity rover on Mars in August 2012. A reason for the cost savings is that the 2020 rover ...

Is there no such thing as new science? - ‎27.07.2016‎
... perhaps, but in line with received scientific wisdom. Or until 2003, when a researcher in Zurich found that the mice in her lab had inherited depression from their mice mothers. Old ideas, Poole shows, deserve a second look. ... Along the way, we ...

SIGGRAPH 2016 Concludes with Strong Showing of Attendees and Exhibitors ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎vor 15 Stunden‎
Z. Nagin Cox, a Spacecraft Operations Engineer with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, was the SIGGRAPH 2016 keynote speaker.

All Universe's best selfie shoot arrived from MARS – Des Moines Tech Week

Daily Star Gazette - ‎vor 10 Stunden‎
On the lower portion of the mountain, the mission is studying how Mars' ancient environment changed from wet conditions favorable for microbial life to harsher, drier conditions.

Billion-year-old air reveals surprise about oxygen on ancient Earth - ‎vor 21 Stunden‎
The samples were taken back to the lab where Blamey has built a geochemical analysis machine that is unique in the world. It can crush tiny samples of rock as small as a tenth of a gram, and measure, identify and compare minute quantities of the gas ...

Unravelling the mystery of graphene, the “wonder material” that could one day ...

New Statesman - ‎27.07.2016‎
Take a few steps into the Museum of Science and Industry's new exhibition and you'll come across a panel with a proposition that is almost certain to startle: “Imagine drinking sea water through a straw.

Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the ...

Times Higher Education (THE) - ‎27.07.2016‎
But their stories have not always been considered significant. Nathalia Holt's Rise of the Rocket Girls investigates the history of women at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, to offer “an inside look at pivotal moments in ...

Curiosity 2.0: This Is NASA's Next Mars Rover

Seeker - ‎15.07.2016‎
"The Mars 2020 rover is the first step in a potential multi-mission campaign to return carefully selected and sealed samples of Martian rocks and soil to Earth," said Geoffrey Yoder, acting associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate ...

Where Is the New Cyberfeminism?

The Nation. - ‎28.07.2016‎
You are Sam Regan, a colonist on Mars. ... Although the term “virtual reality” wasn't coined until 1987, Dick's inflated corporation, peddling the immersive girlfriend experience to the masses, was no science-fiction caprice. .... Research from ...