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DARPA Robotics Challenge Moves Forward
2012-10-25 06:37:53

DARPA announced on Wednesday some of the top teams that will compete in its $2 million contest to create robots that can be used to assist in natural disasters and other emergencies.

NASA Developing Robotic Exoskeleton
2012-10-12 07:21:48

Science fiction has been inspiring robotic exoskeletons for years, and an announcement from NASA Thursday tells us that they might not be that far away.

Space Coast Abuzz Over Mini-shuttle X-37B
2012-09-30 05:54:50

The mysterious US Air Force space plane that ended a top secret 15 month mission over the summer could have its base of operations consolidated to the state of Florida, according to recent media reports.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.