MIT Algorithm Can Help Gauge The Best Way To Grab Space

MIT Algorithm Can Help Gauge The Best Way To Grab Space Debris

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humans have thrown a lot of junk into space since the Space Race began in the late 1950s. NASA has an entire website devoted to the types and sizes of space trash orbiting the planet —...

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2014-08-06 23:08:30

Compact single-fin mounting design, and reliable long-life performance are ideal for consumer electronics market. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Reell Precision Manufacturing, a world leader in small package position control, is proud to announce the introduction of its latest positioning innovation, the TI-C5M Torque Insert. The TI-C5M features a compact single-fin design, and an exposed knurled-shaft for easy press-fit mounting into a wide variety of materials. Available torques...

2014-05-29 23:18:46

Educational presentation highlights concepts, technologies, performance and design characteristics of constant torque positioning technology. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Reell Precision Manufacturing, a world leader in small package positioning technology, is pleased to announce the release of an educational webinar on constant torque positioning technology. The presentation, entitled Positioning Mechanical Components with Constant Torque Friction Hinges, was produced in...

earth rotation ask a scientist
2014-05-12 13:43:55

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This article is the latest installment in a new series where redOrbit's in-house experts will answer questions submitted by you, the reader. Got a science or space question that's stumping you? Each week we'll select a handful of the wiliest questions you can whip up to tease the brains of our resident gurus (we like call them ‘geeks’). Question: “Why does earth rotate? And if it is for conserving angular momentum,...

Cockatoos Know What Goes On Behind Barriers
2013-07-29 09:58:11

University of Vienna How do you know that the cookies are still there although they have been placed out of your sight into the drawer? How do you know when and where a car that has driven into a tunnel will reappear? The ability to represent and to track the trajectory of objects, which are temporally out of sight, is highly important in many aspects but is also cognitively demanding. Alice Auersperg and her team from the University of Vienna and Oxford show that "object permanence"...

2013-05-14 23:28:21

Television program recognizes Reell's leadership in small package motion control. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Reell Precision Manufacturing, a world leader in small package position control, is proud to have been featured as the premier motion control provider on the television program "The World's Greatest". The program, which airs weekly on the Ion Television Network, showcases companies that are considered to be the best in their field. Reell was selected for its excellence in...

Why Is The Sun So Perfectly Round?
2012-08-17 07:40:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On a summer's day, the sun dominates the sky looking for all the world like a big, round ball of light. Round is exactly what it is, it turns out. It is nearly the roundest object ever measured, according to a study from the University of Hawaii's Institute for Astronomy. If you scaled the sun down to the size of a beach ball, it would be so round that the difference between the widest and narrowest diameters would be much less than...

Image 1 - First Ever Direct Measurement Of The Earth's Rotation
2011-12-23 05:35:03

Pinpointing the orientation of the Earth's axis using the world's most stable ring laser The Earth wobbles. Like a spinning top touched in mid-spin, its rotational axis fluctuates in relation to space. This is partly caused by gravitation from the sun and the moon. At the same time, the Earth's rotational axis constantly changes relative to the Earth's surface. On the one hand, this is caused by variation in atmospheric pressure, ocean loading and wind. These elements combine in an effect...

2011-10-24 18:36:41

Nanoparticulate flow in a curved pipe differs to that in a straight pipe, and is of scientific and technological interest. The length of flow path within a curved pipe is generally short, and the fluid experiences a centrifugal force which significantly changes the particle distribution both inside and downstream of the pipe. This phenomenon is more obvious when particle coagulation occurs. Prior to this study, nanoparticle migration in a rotating curved pipe with consideration of coagulation...

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2010-09-27 17:20:27

A gyroscope uses the principles of conservation and angular momentum to measure and maintain orientation. The mechanical gyroscope is a spinning wheel or disk whose axle is free to take any orientation. The gyroscope's high rate of spin allows for large angular momentum which makes the orientation changes much more responsive to a given external torque. There is also the electronic, microchip-packaged MEMS gyroscope, solid state ring laser and fiber optic gyroscope, as well as the extremely...

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