The Robot Blimps of Mars

30 October 2009 grant b 0

Wired has me eager for interplanetary conquest with their look at our armada of airships and robotic rovers: With the miniature lab tests complete, [Wolfgang […]

The green planet-killer.

26 October 2009 grant b 0

Forget asteroids or nuclear war. Science Daily now has me worried that we’re all going to die from toxic pond scum: The microscopic plants usually […]

Rock the Power, Gramps.

22 October 2009 grant b 0

Designboom recently gave a green design award to the Murakami rocking chair. Great invention – it’s a rocking chair with a dynamo and a built-in […]

The spy in your pocket.

19 October 2009 grant b 0

New Scientist challenges a team of professional electronic snoops, who prove that strangers can learn more than you think from your phone: I’ve just walked […]

Coconut fusion reactor.

15 October 2009 grant b 0

New Scientist goes tropical, revealing what a fusion reactor has in common with a pina colada: The coconuts will be used to generate 10,000 cubic […]