Jeremy Hsiao

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Today in science: E=mc2

Mass and energy are interchangeable.<p><b>September 27, 1905</b>. On this date, while he was employed at a patent office, Albert Einstein published a paper …

Water on Earth predates the solar system, and even the sun

Some of the water molecules in your drinking glass were created more than 4.5 billion years ago, according to new research.<p>That makes them older than the Earth, older than the solar system — even older than the sun itself.<p>In a study published Thursday in Science, researchers say the distinct …

'Cloaking' device uses ordinary lenses to hide objects across range of angles

Inspired perhaps by Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, scientists have recently developed several ways—some simple and some involving new …

The Week In Numbers: Crabwalking Robots, Ferocious Fungi, And The Future Of Game Of Thrones

A theoretical spoiler below<p><b>165</b>: number of pounds Lonesome George weighed at the time of his death, before scientists stuffed and mounted him for display.<p><b>2</b>: the number of rubber bands needed to build your own shoebox phone projector.<p><b>100,000,000</b>: amount of money in American dollars the President of …

Are Weaponized 'Crab Walker' Robots The Future Of Chinese Land Wars?

Robotics designers in the US have long gotten their inspiration from both science fiction and biology, and Chinese engineers are no different, most especially those working on walking combat robots. Dai Jinsong and other Chinese engineers of the School of Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University …

With NASA Probe's Arrival, International Mars Invasion Gets Under Way

NASA's MAVEN is entering Mars orbit, kicking off a rush of countries putting their own robots and orbiters on the planet.<p>Mars is getting crowded. A new NASA orbiter slips into Mars orbit on Sunday, followed closely by India's first interplanetary probe, a comet, and then a rush of countries …

Camera-Toting Drones Are Coming To Hollywood

Movie producers are now exempt from the FAA's ban on commercial drones. But is it too little, too late?<p>After four years of lobbying by the Motion Picture Association of America, the Federal Aviation Administration announced yesterday that movie producers can fly drones to shoot film. This is good …

Why Tiny Microbes Mean Big Things for Farming

The soil-dwelling bacteria that we walk on every day are working their way into technologies that could help feed the world.<p>On a frigid day last February, Maren Friesen drove eight hours across snow-covered plains to Centralia, Pennsylvania. A fire ignited a seam of coal below the town in 1962, and …

Here comes the future: We’re making robots that feel!

It’s not sci-fi: Meet an amazing professor building creative, curious, moody, quick-witted and multitalented robots<p>Diane Ackerman<p>September 28, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us”<p>It’s an Anthropocene magic trick, this extension of our digital selves over the …