The Curious History of the Microwave Oven

History of the Microwave Oven

They used to be something of a novelty: a high-end kitchen appliance you would sometimes find in restaurants, cruise ships, or trains. Now you are likely to find a microwave oven in any home within a power grid.

Google Claims Quantum Supremacy, IBM says No

Google Claims Quantum Supremacy

Researchers from Google say they have successfully demonstrated that a quantum computer is capable of performing a task beyond the reach of even the most powerful binary supercomputer.

Huawei is Deep into 6G Research Promising Terabyte Downloads!

Huawei 6G tech

With many still asking when 5G is coming, reports have emerged that Chinese telecom giant, Huawei, is already deep into research on 6G mobile technology.  Researchers are now working on 6G technology in Huawei’s Ottawa Research & Development Center, according to reports. Some say Huawei is in quiet talks with Canadian university researchers about a […]

Start-Up Announces Order for First Electric Plane for Commercial Air Travel

Eviation announces order for Alice

The biggest names in aviation and technology are jostling to send an all-electric plane up into the commercial skies. Did an Israeli start-up just beat them to their objective?  Eliminating greenhouse-gas emissions from airplanes is one of the hardest challenges in the climate conundrum.   Air travel accounts for a significant volume of the world’s global […]

New Space Images Show a Moon Brighter than the Sun

Moon Glows Brighter than Sun

Everything the human eye sees exists within a minuscule percentage of the universe. The rest is invisible. Images shared recently by NASA confirm as much.  The pictures, captured through the agency’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, show the Moon shining brighter than the Sun! “Each 5-by-5-degree image is centered on the Moon and shows gamma rays with […]

$2.5k for a drone? Take my money!

Updated on April 21st, 2019 We’ve all seen drones. We read about them every day. Drone violations, drone strikes on enemy targets, the next-door kid’s drone has landed in your backyard again. But pay attention ‘coz there’s new tech in town: the Skydio R1. And it’s not your everyday drone; it’s a fully autonomous flying […]

Why a robotic bat is a lot more than a toy…

What makes a robotic flying fox special?

It’s hard not to be awed by the advances in robotics. From simple tools in the kitchen to huge entities in the workplace, many of us have started interacting with robots daily. And if you’re not interacting directly, you are certainly a beneficiary of the technology. Applications as diverse as medicine and street sanitation are […]

The Secret Garage Door

Secret Garage Door

The government said he is not allowed to build a garage door, so he didn’t. Or at least that’s what they think! Erik Vekeman, a villager from Zegelsem in Belgium, wanted to convert part of his wife’s former grocery store into a garage. But because the village is being protected and preserved, the local municipality denied him the permit to install […]

This 3D Pen Printer May Be the Answer to Osteoarthritis

It looks like it won’t be long before we can finally say goodbye to osteoarthritis, thanks to 3D bioprinting technology. You’ve probably read about 3D printed bionic hands. Or that medical miracle a couple of years ago when surgeons implanted a 3D printed rib cage and sternum on a lung cancer patient. Today, the spotlight […]

The Tesla Model X is the safest SUV ever built

The American National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just given the Tesla Model X its highest-ever rating for any SUV style vehicle. In fact, the Model X, the biggest vehicle in the Tesla stable, scored 5/5 stars in every category evaluated by the Administration. Even more impressive is that the Model X is the second […]