Thursday, July 26, 2012

Computer simulation of the evolution of the Milky Way



This model as reported by Paul Sutherland of SkyMania.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

PopFab: briefcase sized fabrication machine




MIT researchers Ilan Moyer and Nadya Peek have created a briefcase sized fabricator that can create almost anything, even a duplicate of itself.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Final The Hobbit production video



In this video Peter Jackson and crew wrap up principal production of The Hobbit. Then its off to San Diego and Comic-Con for 13 hours of interviews.

Monday, July 23, 2012

A pile of Prometheus stills

Prometheusnews has a pile of stills from the movie.

BugAsalt: The salt shooting bug shotgun



Here`s a fun, environmentally safe new way to get rid of those pesky insects.

Cook a steak with a Corvette




Yup, that small block Chevy can get pretty hot.

An artificial jellyfish made from rat heart cells



Is this the first cybernetic life form? Researchers at Harvard University have made an artificial jellyfish using a sheet of silicone and rat heart cells.