Archive: 10/08/2012

Autonomous robotic plane flies indoors (w/ Video)

For decades, academic and industry researchers have been working on control algorithms for autonomous helicopters — robotic helicopters that pilot themselves, rather than requiring remote human guidance. Dozens of research ...

dateAug 10, 2012 in Engineering
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Summer storm spins over Arctic

( -- An unusually strong storm formed off the coast of Alaska on August 5 and tracked into the center of the Arctic Ocean, where it slowly dissipated over the next several days.

dateAug 10, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Climate impacts Lake Tahoe clarity and health

( -- Despite an extreme weather year, overall clarity at Lake Tahoe improved in 2011. Yet underlying trends portray a more complex picture of the Lake Tahoe ecosystem, according to the annual “Tahoe: State of ...

dateAug 10, 2012 in Environment
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