Tag: science

Mar 15, 2018

Remembering the Badass Wedge Truck from the MythBusters Finale

Remembering the Badass Wedge Truck from the MythBusters Finale

For the MythBusters finale, Adam drove an unstoppable wedge truck through 14 years of props and it was awesome

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Mar 12, 2018

SpaceX Releases Official Falcon Heavy and Starman Launch Video

SpaceX Releases Official Falcon Heavy and Starman Launch Video

One guess what the music soundtrack was

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Mar 7, 2018

Dropping Ice Down a 90m Borehole in Antarctica Makes a Very Unexpected Sound

Dropping Ice Down a 90m Borehole in Antarctica Makes a Very Unexpected Sound

Is there a sound effects guy down there?

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Mar 6, 2018

Flippy the Burger Flipping Robot Just Started Its First Shift

Flippy the Burger Flipping Robot Just Started Its First Shift

Built by Miso Robotics, ‘Flippy’ has begun work at the Caliburger restaurant in Pasadena, Los Angeles

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Feb 27, 2018

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The castings of the 15-metric ton, off-axis mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope forced engineers to push the design and manufacturing process beyond all previous limits

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Feb 24, 2018

Every 10 Seconds This Film Zooms Out 10 Times Further

Every 10 Seconds This Film Zooms Out 10 Times Further

‘Powers of Ten’ (1977) is an award winning film that takes you on an adventure in magnitudes

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Feb 13, 2018

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Top Prize in Science Photo Contest

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Top Prize in Science Photo Contest

David Nadlinger’s ‘Single Atom in an Ion Trap’ shows the atom held by the fields emanating from the metal electrodes surrounding it

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