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A private space exploration company recently launched a rocket that was carrying a giant ball that could interfere with the work of other astronomers. Satellite Humanity Star, (image via Rocket Lab)   There is a joke that refers to buying real estate on the moon as a scam, but with the recent developments in aerospace, buying real estate on the moon might not seem so farfetched in a few years. The world of space travel sees disruption after disruption with more and more companies joining t ...
A few scientists and engineers from UC Berkeley are building the next generation of robots with some biomimicry. A prototype of DASH (black box up with the legs), (Image via U.C. Berkeley)  Hitting a wall appears to be something that not just runners experience. As a matter of fact, everybody has hit a wall once in life, literally or figuratively. Literally hitting walls is life-threatening, especially for those with a weak body like babies. However, the answer is not necessarily a stronge ...
The medical field has seen considerable changes in the last twenty years. But, with the numerous breakthrough in technology, healthcare has reached new heights. Last year, one way technology helped medicine is through the Augmented Reality which was used to create devices like Accuvein. Any medical practitioner can now see the veins of the patient they are treating, so there is no more guessing or feeling where the veins are before administrating an injection. This year it is the area of artific ...
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UPS Is Going Green

Posted by Cabe Atwell Mar 2, 2018
UPS collaborated with Workhorse to put some electric truck on the roads, as part of UPS’ eco-friendly goal. (UPS electric car via UPS)   Recently, UPS, a leading company in logistics, announced that it will shortly put fifty trucks electrically powered on the roads of Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles. The trucks are born from a collaboration between the mail delivery company and Workhorse, a technology-oriented company invested in “sustainable and cost-effective solutions” ...
  With all the data, can all failures be predicted? Even with all the data, is it worth the trouble? When all this data is analyzed and processed, a set of potential points of failure can be predicted. In a loose sense, this is what Condition Monitoring can do, identify and predict potential faults in an industrial system.   For example, let’s say some SKF bearing, used under a particular load and speed, could fail after 160 hours of use. Somewhere within the 160 hours, a bear ...