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Japanese Robot Scores Big, Wins DARPA Robotics Challenge
2013-12-23 11:33:27

Schaft, a Japanese-built robot, was the winner of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, which included a series of trials designed to see how humanoid robots could perform in disaster relief scenarios.

2013-12-17 23:02:54

DARPA has awarded Surmet a $4.66 million option spread over 36 months for Phase II of DARPA’s Manufacturable Gradient Index Optics (M-GRIN) program.

NASA Robot Valkyrie
2013-12-11 10:15:16

Just over a week before the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials begin, NASA has unveiled its entry – a six-foot tall, humanoid robot named Valkyrie.

DARPA Is At Work Developing The Latest High-Tech Spy Satellite
2013-12-10 13:19:11

DARPA says it has plans to develop an ultimate spy satellite capable of viewing 40 percent of the Earth’s surface at once. It will record the Earth’s surface with high resolution imagery, making it a big asset for the military, as well as weather forecasters and disaster response teams.

Strategic Investments From NSF Help Engineers Revolutionize The Manufacturing Process
2013-12-05 17:30:31

Additive manufacturing, the technological innovation behind 3-D printing, has revolutionized the way we conceive of and build everything from electronic devices to jewelry to artificial organs.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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