A Final Lesson From The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals From the very beginning of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals, it was obvious that driving was going to be a problem for the robot contestants.
This story originally appeared on BBC Future You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul – but Ancient Greek thinkers were surprisingly concerned with appearance.
Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich 6 Minute Read You’ve seen this before, right? It’s one of the most famous photos ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope: three spectacular pillars of dust hanging
More problems with the EmDrive: As pitched, it's an "absurd" perpetual motion machine. A physicist has found yet another reason why NASA's headline-grabbing "warp drive" propulsion system should be impossible
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After back-to-back cancellations last week, NASA appears to be ready to launch their low-density supersonic decelerator— that looks a lot like a flying saucer — on Monday, June 8 at 1:30 pm ET. This flying
But just because you're not born with model looks doesn't mean you're doomed. Science tells us there are ways to spice up your sexiness through techniques that aren't necessarily regulated by biology.
A giant panda may look like a vegetarian on the outside, but it definitely looks like a carnivore on the inside. A genetic analysis of 121 samples of panda poop finds that the community of microbes living
People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species. When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing:
DNA, fingerprint and hair analyses may seem invincible – but they can be swayed by a scientist’s preconceptions. Linda Geddes reports on a crisis in criminology. “It has long been an axiom of mine that
Jahn–Teller metals offer new hope for high-temperature superconductivity. It's only slightly less exciting than it sounds: a new state of matter. The discovery, which comes courtesy of an international
Squad's Kerbal Space Program has often seemed like a never-ending experiment. The first public version of the spacecraft building game was released in 2011, and it's been in a rough state ever since. last,