Review: Skiing stats before your very eyes with Oakley goggles
Believe it or not, there are a few gadgets that I'm just not destined to use. That doesn't mean I won't look them over and do my best to explain them to you - because I will.
NASA celebrates 50 years of planetary exploration
(Phys.org)—Fifty years ago on a mid-December day, NASA's Mariner 2 spacecraft sailed close to the shrouded planet Venus, marking the first time any spacecraft had ever successfully made a close-up study ...
QFO Labs wants to send palm-sized copters out to play
New micro gyro technology for DARPA to be developed
The Georgia Institute of Technology, in partnership with Northrop Grumman Corporation, has been selected to develop a new type of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) gyroscope technology for the Defense Advanced Research ...
A bicycle built for none: Riderless bike helps researchers learn how balance rolls along
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a discovery that could lead to better and safer bicycle design, researchers have shown that long-accepted "gyro" and "caster" effects are not needed to make a bike balance itself. In fact, ...
Robotic ball a hit at electronics show (w/ Video)
A glowing robotic ball that is controlled by a smartphone has won fans and the interest of game developers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
New robot skier takes to the slopes (w/ Video)
ESA preparing 'sugar-cube' gyro sensors for future missions
One of ESA's future Earth observation missions will monitor its orientation in space with the help of the smallest gyro ever flown by the Agency. Now being tested, the sugar cube-sized device at the heart ...
Refurbished Hubble Ready to Resume Exploration
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Hubble Space Telescope has been with us for nearly two decades. In that time, its breathtaking images have captured people’s imaginations and its groundbreaking science has revealed ...
Astronauts to install new gyroscopes in Hubble
(AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts are about to tackle NASA's No. 1 priority in fixing the Hubble Space Telescope.