Michael Hanlon has an updated forecast which areas of military technology could have revolutionary change over the next 20 years. Revolutionary change is defined as a type and pace of progress that renders obsolete old weapons, tactics and operational approaches while making new ones possible.
It’s Official: Researchers Have Discovered A Second Earth Researchers have confirmed the existence of a SECOND Earth located in the Proxima Centauri System. The planet is believed to have oceans just like Earth and may hay host alien life. In the past, thousands of exoplanets have been discovered in the universe, but none of them is like Proxima B.
October 10, 2018 by Sara Shoemaker, Oak Ridge National Laboratory A novel technique that nudges single atoms to switch places within an atomically thin material could bring scientists another step closer to realizing theoretical physicist Richard Feynman’s vision of building tiny machines from the atom up.
Can a simple brain scan determine how old your brain is? Your brain is as old as you are in chronological years, of course, but what about in wear-and-tear years? It would be an exciting prospect if it were possible. Countless people might be eager to “check their brain age” to find out if it’s aging prematurely.
Making a one-legged robot that moves is very hard. Two-legged robots are a little bit more straightforward in some ways, and four-legged robots are statically stable much of the time. You can see where this is going-there’s a general trend towards more legs being more stable and potentially easier to control, especially as terrain complexity increases.