Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert

By: TED

Originally published on Aug 14, 2017

That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver packages. Join Raibert for a live demo of SpotMini, a nimble robot that maps the space around it, handles objects, climbs stairs — and could soon be helping you out around the house.

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Watch This Robotic Footbridge Curl Up Into A Ball

By: Science Channel

Originally published on Aug 10, 2017

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This sculpture unrolls into a super strong bridge. Find out how it transforms and what makes it so strong.
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Craziest eclipses in the solar system

By: Physics Girl

Originally published on Aug 10, 2017

A total solar eclipse is passing across North America on August 21, 2017. Are there other total solar eclipses in the solar system? Get your first two months of CuriosityStream free by going to http://curiositystream.com/physicsgirl and using the promo code “physicsgirl”

Do Mars moons, or Jupiter moons causes total solar eclipses?

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NASA Jets Chase The Total Solar Eclipse

By: NASA Goddard

Originally published on Jul 25, 2017

For most viewers, the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and half minutes. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Their secret? Following the shadow of the Moon in two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes. Amir Caspi of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and his team will use two of NASA’s WB-57F research jets to chase the darkness across America on Aug. 21. Taking observations from twin telescopes mounted on the noses of the planes, Caspi will capture the clearest images of the Sun’s outer atmosphere — the corona — to date and the first-ever thermal images of Mercury, revealing how temperature varies across the planet’s surface.

Music credit: ‘Mighty Piano’ by Laurent Levesque [SACEM] from K iller Tracks

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Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Joy Ng and Mara Johnson-Groh

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Pangolins are the Cutest Animals You’ve Never Heard Of

By: Animalogic

Originally published on Jun 20, 2017

Pangolins are amazing: they are the only known mammal to have scales, they have amazing long tongues, and yet they are the most heavily poached animal in the world, despite the fact that most people don’t even know that they exist.

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The countdown to Newquay2017 test runs

By: BLOODHOUND SSC – 1,000 mph car

Originally published on Jul 20, 2017

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The BLOODHOUND Team are counting down the days to the 26th of October, when they’ll be doing the first public test on the runway at Cornwall Airport, Newquay. Tickets for the 26th are for VIPs and 1K Club members. General public are invited to buy tickets to see the car run on the 28th October: http://bit.ly/NEWQUAY2017

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Sword Master VS Advanced Robot -The Face Off

By: Just Wow me

Originally published on Aug 29, 2016

This is one of the Greatest moders Samurai facing The World’s Most Advanced Robot! in a katana skills challenge at a high level. after watching this i become afraid of robots and machines they will kill us someday.

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Witness The Day The Asteroid Struck In Jaw-Dropping Virtual Reality! (360 Video)

By: Science Channel

Originally published on Jun 23, 2017

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Witness the extraordinary journey of the meteor that caused the largest asteroid impact in recorded history, in an immersive VR experience that will leave you awestruck from beginning to end. Ride with the asteroid as it barrels towards Earth, become part of its devastating impact as it breaches the planet’s atmosphere, and watch it explode over Siberia. With breath-taking visuals this VR experience portrays the power of the universe like never before by recreating the Tunguska event just in time for Asteroid Day on Friday, June 30.

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Visiting a breathtaking new world 🌏 Exoplanet Travel Video

 

By: Mathieu Stern

Published on Jun 14, 2017

I had the incredible chance to be the first filmmaker to ever visit MS-83, a newly discovered exoplanet 34 light years away from Earth, because it was not terraformed yet, you will need a respiratory mask to walk it’s lands.
Breathing MS-83 air could lead to color blindness and the loss of eyebrows hair.
I had the chance to follow a visitor for a hike between the desert and the blue forests of MS-83, it is a fascinating experience that i will never forget.

If you come to this planet, please do not take any living or mineral element with you on your trip back, this planet is classified and need to be protected.

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It took almost 1 year and 4 trips around the world to create this new travel destination by mixing footage i shot in :
– Norway
– France
– Portugal
– Spain

The 2 first images in space comes from the Nasa public domaine video library, all the rest of the footage was shot by me.

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How to save 51 billion lives for 68 cents with simple Engineering

By: Mark Rober

Published on Feb 15, 2017

Using the power of engineering and brilliant inventions to save lives!!! Great times collab-ing with Bill and Melinda Gates! You should check out the Gates Annual Letter here: http://b-gat.es/2lhhtmJ

Pre-order a paper microscope here- https://www.foldscope.com/order

Read the published paper on the paper centrifuge, its cool- http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016…

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0:15– The Ocean- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/
2:18– Sweet Tomorrow- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/
4:21– Berlin- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/
7:54– Special song written just for me- Lincoln Hoppe, http://lincolnhoppe.com/

Summary: I met with Manu Prakash from Stanford to talk about 2 of his labs’ inventions the Foldscope and the Paperfuge. Combined these cost only 68 cents and they can be used to diagnose Malaria. Both of these are examples not only of simple, brilliant design, but of how engineering is used to make a positive dent in the world.

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