In 2013, for the first time in the country, Lithuanian Space Association invited young people to participate in designing space technologies. A competition of miniaturized satellites CanSat, rockets and un-manned aircrafts. On the 6th of July, the best designers of space technologies in the country were awarded in the Ignalina cosmodrome. Continue reading “Youth designing unmanned machines and satellites” »
While searching for ever smaller devices that can be used as data storage systems and novel sensors, physicists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have directly observed magnetization dynamics processes in magnetic nanowires and thus paved the way for further research in the field of nanomagnetism. Continue reading “Domain walls as new information storage medium” »
(Phys.org) —In the growing area of flexible, transparent electronic devices, silicon has not played much of a role. Instead, materials such as indium tin oxide, carbon nanotubes, and others are often used to make bendable electronics. Continue reading “Researchers make flexible, transparent e-paper from silicon” »
Capture models of rooms, 3D scan objects, play augmented reality games, and develop mobile applications with 3D sensing. The Structure Sensor gives mobile devices the ability to capture and understand the world in three dimensions
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The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video.
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DNA puts Stanford chemists on scent of better artificial nose
A new approach to building an “artificial nose” – using fluorescent compounds and DNA – could accelerate the use of sniffing sensors into the realm of mass production and widespread use, say Stanford chemists. If their method lives up to its promise, it could one day detect everything from incipiently souring milk to high explosives.