Archive: 18/06/2008

Jules Verne refuels the ISS

ESA's Jules Verne ATV was used for the first time yesterday to transfer in one step 811 kg of refuelling propellant to the International Space Station while the two vehicles orbited Earth at 28 000 km/h. With this premiere ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Walk your way to a healthier lifestyle

Need a boost to get off the couch? A new study shows that a variety of interventions designed to promote walking can effectively motivate individuals to initiate walking behaviors. The results of the review are published ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Health
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Tartalo the robot is knocking on your door

A research team from the University of the Basque Country, led by Basilio Sierra, is devising a robot that can get around by itself. Tartalo is able to identify different places and ask permission before going through a doorway.

dateJun 18, 2008 in Robotics
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