Technology

NASA Approves Rocket That Will Take Them To Mars

NASA has confirmed that their Space Launch System, an exploration class rocket, has been approved for development and will send us to Mars. This is the first time since NASA built the Space Shuttle that the organization has approved the ...

China Using Satellites To Bust Marijuana Farmers

As China launches next-generation satellites, they’re using the technology to arrest illegal marijuana growers. As reported by the Chinese state media, authorities managed to find the largest marijuana farm on record in the provinces of Jilin ...

The Future Of Solar Cells Is Becoming Literally Clear

Thanks to Michigan State University’s Richard Lunt and Yimu Zhao, the next wave of solar cells could replace your car and home windows. The new material uses small organic molecules to absorb non-visible wavelengths from ...

This Chinese Submarine Could Cross Oceans In Mere Hours

Using a unique design that creates a bubble of air around a vehicle, Chinese researchers are working on a submarine that can travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in under two hours. Though the technology was first developed by the Russians ...

Solar Plant in California Creates Fire Birds

Is that a legendary Phoenix taking flight? Nope, it’s just another bird being fried by a solar tower. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Plant is one of the cutting edge solar energy plants currently operating in the United States. With the ...

Visualizing NASA’s Next Mars Rover

The follow-up mission to NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is currently in the planning stages. And NASA has released details on what to expect from the next-generation Martian science laboratory. NASA launched Curiosity into space in November of 2011 ...

Chinese Restaurants Turn To Robot Cooks

What do you do when rising labor costs threaten your business? Hire a robot of course! With labour costs in China rapidly rising, manufactures have turned to automation to combat productions costs. In doing so, they surpassed Japan last year as ...