Time Event 4.6 billion years: The Sun formed from the gravitational collapse of a region within a large molecular cloud. Most of the matter gathered in the center (Sun), while the rest flattened into an orbiting disk that became the Solar System (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune).Sun was about 70% as bright as today.... Continue Reading →
"Yangyang" was presented at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Bejing with the aim of getting younger people interested in studying robotics. Dressed in a long red coat, the android can move its head, raise its hands and speak - fooling many into thinking it's a real woman. The machine was produced at the Yangyang... Continue Reading →
Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. Of the thirty countries in which nuclear power plants operate, only France, Belgium, Hungary and Slovakia use them as the primary source of electricity, although many other countries have a significant nuclear power generation capacity. According to the World Nuclear Association, a nuclear power advocacy group, over 45 countries are... Continue Reading →
Urbanized is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policy makers, builders, and thinkers.
It starts really slow — if you want to see real action, skip ahead to 1962 or so — but the buildup becomes overwhelming. Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity”... Continue Reading →
There are so many comparisons going on "MAVEN vs MOM", without even knowing the PURPOSE, DIMENSIONS, PAYLOADS, TRAJECTORY and RESEARCH POTENTIALS of both the projects. But this is not a competition but a good progression in Science. It is illogical to compare both as a subject of Pride. If we can understand the differences, we can educate the right info about... Continue Reading →