24May2017

Mission to colonise Mars

Mission to colonise Mars: ‘Columbus didn’t wait; nor should we’ In 2022 four astronauts, picked from tens of thousands of applicants, will jet off on a one-way mission to Mars as part of the world’s most expensive reality [...]

Mars One mission: 200,000 volunteers apply for one-way trip!

Mission to colonize Mars: ‘Columbus didn’t wait; nor should we’ In 2022 four astronauts, picked from tens of thousands of applicants, will jet off on a one-way mission to Mars as part of the world’s most expensive reality [...]

First robot to talk in space: Kirobo

Summary Japan’s Kirobo talking robot says its first words in space: ‘One small step’ Japan’s Kirobo has become the first robot to speak in outer space, showcasing the country’s drive to combine technology with [...]

Douglas Engelbart, Father of the Computer Mouse, Dies at Age 88

Douglas C. Engelbart, founder of the Augmented Research Center (ARC) at SRI one of the inventors of the computer mouse and a computer visionary, has died at the age of 88. He also who foresaw the modern internet. His death was announced today [...]

The Future of the Harvard Library

An animated story about the future of the Harvard Library, seen through the eyes of students, scholars and librarians. The story conveys how the Library connects people and ideas in a digital and analog world.

Transit of Venus App Enables Cosmic Calculations

A built-in timer allows users to calculate the length of the planet’s shadow on the solar disk to reproduce an experiment done in the 19th century with less precise instruments On June 5-6, amateur and professional astronomers alike will [...]

FOR KIDS: Glow kitties

Cats light up when an experiment is successful Just in time for Halloween, a team of scientists has introduced a new breed of kittens that glow in the dark. They’re cute, cuddly and bright, with fur that shines yellow-green when you turn [...]

The Atanasoff-Berry Computer the First Electronic Computer

The Atanasoff-Berry Computer the First Electronic Computer – John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry “I have always taken the position that there is enough credit for everyone in the invention and development of the electronic computer” [...]

The first relay computer

Konrad Zuse—the first relay computer During his study of civil engineering in the Technical College of Berlin Charlottenburg (Technischen Hochschule) Konrad Zuse faced a serious problem, while studying the construction of buildings and roads. [...]

Classpad – a new education tablet!

Classteacher Learning System, an educational solutions provider, forays into the Tablet market with the launch of a new range of Tablets called ‘Classpad’. IIT Delhi graduate, IIM Calcutta graduate  and CEO and co-founder of Classteacher [...]