U.S Soldiers Develop High-tech Gadget for Better Night Vision

john July 5, 2011 No Comments
The U.S Army is famous for their military gadgets that are used to hunt down enemies and also navigate a battlefield at night. They began by using night goggles. But there were complaints about these goggles for being noticeable by the enemies. Another problem is that they had no way to track their exact location or the direction to head to. So, they started installing Global Positioning System (GPS) enabled devices so that the soldiers can find their way...
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Here Comes the Strongest Magnetic Field to be Ever Created

john July 4, 2011 No Comments
Germans, who are known for producing the most promising ad efficient mechanical and electrical designs, have lately created the strongest magnetic field in one of their labs. This new development is considered as a new world record and was created by the researchers at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory Dresden (HZDR). For developing such a structure, the researchers used a 2-layer, 440 pound copper coil, which is almost equal to the size of a water bucket. By their unique...
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Make Functional Electronic Circuits on Paper Using Silver Ink Pen

john July 4, 2011 6 Comments
We are used to making a closed conducting circuit diagram on PCB’s and Vera Boards. The same process can now be done by drawing on a paper with a silver coloured liquid metal ink.  This whole basic process has been named 3-D Handwriting by its inventors – researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The device consists of a normal looking pen in which an ink with conducting property is filled. This pen is then used to draw...
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Infrared Video of a Hovering NASA Lander

john July 3, 2011 No Comments
Infrared View of NASA Lander We have seen hovering space crafts and missile enabled drones in movies like Star Trek, Avatar, G.I Joe and so on. From these pictures it is clear that such machines can easily stay in the air at a fixed position, just above a few feet from Earth, for any amount of time. In real life, such machine applications are used as an extra utility in space vehicles. NASA deployed such machines to carry astronauts...
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High-definition Video of Earth to be Streamed Online

john July 2, 2011 1 Comment
One has seen the beauty of the sunrise and the sunset. Wouldn’t it be all marvellous to have a better view from high above the Earth? Out of the total population on Earth, only a few people have had the luck to get a view of Earth from space. A Canadian company called UrtheCast (the word “Urthe” is pronounced similar to “Earth”, though they could have really named it Earth!!) has made some contracts with a Russian space agency...
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Whispering Gallery Resonator to Count Nanoparticles and Micro Viruses

john July 1, 2011 2 Comments
A new type of high-resolution nanoparticles detector called the “Whispering Gallery Resonator” has been developed by professors at the Washington University in St. Louis. The device mainly consists of a very small laser in the micro-size range along with a sensor that is used to detect the presence of individual viruses and particles in the nano scale and also count and measure them with single particle resolution. As its name implies, the properties of the device makes it more...
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“PossessedHand” Will Move Your Hand For You

john June 28, 2011 6 Comments
Don’t worry if you do not know how to play the guitar. From now on, the “PossessedHand” will play it for you. PossessedHand is a kind of a blood pressure cuff that is strapped onto your arm. This device will pass small electrical signals to your fingers in such a manner that it moves your hand accordingly at different angles. This device was developed by researchers at Tokyo University along with the technical cooperation of Sony Co. PossessedHand The...
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“Brain-Like Computers” Soon to Become a Reality

john June 28, 2011 5 Comments
We have already seen high-speed computers which can compute and process multiple instructions at the same time. But, there has never been a computer which can work as fast as and also resemble the biological systems of a brain. In a recently published article in the journal “Advanced Materials”, a study about the world’s first demonstration of a device, that is capable of multiple and simultaneous information processing and storage using phase changed materials was explained. The article was...
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Here Comes the World’s First Coins with QR Codes

john June 20, 2011 2 Comments
People nowadays use credit and debit cards in order to purchase products. The use of coins for buying small things is fast diminishing and the use of currency notes has become more useful for people. As a part of giving these coins its old fame, the Dutch government have decided to make their coins a little more “high-tech”. They have decided to produce a limited edition of QR coded coins, consisting of silver 5€ coins and gold 10€ coins....
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Intelligent Transportation Systems to Avoid Car Accidents?

john June 20, 2011 3 Comments
According to the reports since 2000, the increase in the number of cars has also increased the amount of accidents all over the word. In USA alone, the number of accidents is more than 110 million and almost 1 million of them have been highly fatal. This clearly shows that car crashes is one of the most life taking hazards in the world. Researchers all over the world and car manufacturers have been able to provide luxury cars with...
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