AirSpaceX has given a preview of its vision for the future of air taxi services at this year’s NAIAS in Detroit. The company unveiled a sub-scale model of Mobi-One, an autonomous, tilt-wing, electric, VTOL aircraft designed to carry both passengers and cargo at speeds of up to 250 mph (400 km/h).
Scientists unveil the first bionic hand with a sense of touch, that can be worn outside the lab.
We’ve been keeping a keen eye on the progress of the Workhorse SureFly, and now the stage is set for its big debut. The two-seat octocopter is preparing to make its first test flight, after receiving official approval from the local authorities to lift off at CES in Las Vegas next week.
It may look like the latest SUV, but the first vehicle from automotive startup Byton is more an SIV, a “Smart Intuitive Vehicle.” Hopefully that acronym and description experience quick deaths while the startup’s vision for smart, connected mobility lives on and evolves into reality.
AS the price of bitcoin suffers a lengthy New Year hangover one of the surprising trends for 2018 so far has been the arrival of a noticeable chasing pack of crypto offerings.
Hydrogen is a clean fuel source, and using sunlight and water is the cleanest way to produce it. Now, engineers from Columbia University have developed a “solar fuels rig” that floats on the ocean, captures energy through a solar cell and uses it to harvest hydrogen from the water beneath it.
Virgin Hyperloop One has set a new speed record at its Nevada test center. An unmanned test pod reached a speed of nearly 387 km/h (240 mph) while running through an evacuated cylinder depressurized to the equivalent air pressure at an altitude of 200,000 feet (37 mi, 61 km).
An international team of researchers led by Queen’s University Belfast has confirmed that the interstellar visitor ‘Oumuamua is a rocky object coated with organic-rich substances that came from a planetary system similar to ours and has been floating through space for millions of years.
The latest concept images for a floating island habitat off the coast off Tahiti take inspiration from the rich Polynesian culture, in particular from traditional navigation.
We should be teaching our youth with the intrinsic rewards of awe as opposed to the extrinsic reward of grades.