Tagged: Emotiv Systems

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Lotus-plant-inspired dust-busting shield to protect space gear

A NASA team is developing a transparent coating that mimics the self-cleaning properties of the lotus plant to prevent dirt from sticking to the surfaces of spaceflight gear and bacteria from growing inside astronaut living quarters.

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Are SpaceX and Tesla Motors the Future of 21st Century Transportation?

On September 28, 2008, Falcon 1 Flight 4 lifted off at 4:15 p.m. (PDT) from the Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) launch site on Omelek Island at the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) in the Central Pacific, about 2,500 miles southwest of Hawaii.

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Will Humans v2.0 have Pogo Legs?

BowGo’s pogo stick –- patented by Carnegie Mellon and based on technology developed for robotic legs –- is likely to dominate Pogopalooza, the annual gathering of the best extreme pogo athletes in the world.

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Games That Design Themselves

GarageGames was founded by four industry veterans in 2001 with the goal of disrupting the games industry with quality development tools and “upsetting the dominant retail / publisher distribution model.”

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Moonwalkers

We asked several scientists, technologists, and SF writers for their reflections on the 40th anniversary of the 1969 moonwalk. Here are the results.

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Herschel Space Telescope’s SPIRE instrument package makes first-light observations

A scientific instrument package developed in part by the University of Colorado at Boulder for the $2.2 billion orbiting Herschel Space Observatory that was launched in May by the European Space Agency has made its first successful observations, targeting two star-forming galaxies near the Milky Way.