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March 2017

NASA’s Maven Satellite Avoids Colliding With Mars’ Moon Phobos

By | 2017-10-13T19:52:37+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Space|

Mars' moon Phobos and MAVEN spacecraft orbits. Image source: nasa.gov. Every so often uneventful things happen in space, and NASA's own Mars satellite MAVEN was no exception. The space agency said in a statement on Thursday March 2, that it had to take countermeasures to avoid their science satellite from colliding with Mars' moon Phobos.  The evasive maneuver had to be done asap as it was estimated that [...]

February 2017

Watch Omron’s Guinness Record-Holding Robot FORPHEUS Help People Play Table Tennis

By | 2017-10-13T19:54:07+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Science & Technology|

Artificial intelligence has come a long way and with the integration of human abilities, it seems like the future is already beneath us. Just recently, the Guinness World Records has recognized a neat robot called FORPHEUS that can teach humans in playing ping-pong. Japanese technology firm OMRON, where FORPHEUS hails from, can now add the title for its robot as the world's first mechanical table tennis tutor, reports MSN. [...]

Would “Refreezing” the Arctic Finally Solve Climate Change?

By | 2017-10-13T20:23:22+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Going Green, Science & Technology|

Climate change has been a rising concern over the past years all over the world. More countries continue to experience unexpected weather changes, with alarming forces of nature such as torrential floods seeming like a plague every now and then. As an ulterior response, a group of scientists are now proposing to "refreeze the Arctic". Research has shown that the increasing sea level as a manifestation of climate change is largely [...]