Like a Swarm of Bees, These Drones Can 3D Print Structures While in Flight

I admit: if I see a beehive, I back away—fresh honey be damned. But part of me is also fascinated. Beehives are a remarkable feat of engineering. Made of materials from tree buds to chewed-up wax, swarms of bees deposit these raw ingredients into densely-packed honeycombs—each a geometric masterpiece—while flying in the air. In stark contrast, […]

Re: Space Forge…

Going up against several other startups, but having an integrated factory+return capsule service has merits. From the video though, for a split second I thought, not ANOTHER air launch startup…  Source link

Pentagon inspector general has questions about the Air Force’s sixth-gen fighter

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works concept art of a sixth-generation fighter. (Lockheed Martin) WASHINGTON —The Air Force’s sixth generation fighter program hasn’t produced a single operational aircraft yet, but the Defense Department inspector general is already looking into whether the service is moving too fast with untested tech. “Our objective is to determine the extent to […]

Cacao wasn’t just for ancient Maya elite

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Among ancient Mayas, cacao was accessible to the general populace and not just enjoyed by the society’s very upper echelons, royalty, a new study shows. Said to be a gift from the gods, cacao for the ancient Maya was […]

Hurricane Ian approaching Florida (satellite images)

Hurricane Ian battered Cuba and turned toward the west coast of Florida on Tuesday (Sept. 27) as satellites track the harrowing storm from space.  As of Tuesday afternoon, Ian was churning across the Gulf of Mexico as Category 3 hurricane and being tracked by the GOES-16/GOES-East weather satellite operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

Awesome But Nightmarish AI Turns Any Person Into a Pokémon

You get a Pokémon! And you get a Pokémon! Catch ‘Em All If you’ve always wanted to create nightmare Pokémon species that look like almost any thing or person you can imagine, your time has come. A new AI model, developed by netizen Justin Pinkney, attempts to turn any word or phrase into a unique […]

British Army’s King’s Royal Hussars to Lead NATO Battlegroup in Estonia

The King’s Royal Hussars of the British Army have taken over leadership of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup in Estonia from The Royal Welsh during the 11th rotation of UK troops in the Baltic State. The transfer of authority took place at Tapa Camp, Estonia, and was attended by commanding officers and soldiers from […]

3 Reasons Why Patient Design Must Replace The Patient-Centricity Illusion

What is the difference between patient design and patient centricity? Why is the former a concept we need to embrace in the future of medicine, and why is it time to forget about the latter? These are the questions we examined in our latest paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, authored by […]

Scientists in Antarctica Have Access to Starlink Now. It’s Available on 7 Continents

SpaceX’s Starlink service is now available in Antarctica, according to a tweet from the National Science Foundation on the morning of September 14, stating, “NSF-supported USAP scientists in #Antarctica are over the moon! Starlink is testing polar service with a newly deployed user terminal at McMurdo Station. Increasing bandwidth and connectivity for service support.” SpaceX […]