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NASA’s Second Astrobee

NASA’s Second Astrobee

Like bumblebee. @nasa Ames created some helper robots for ISS. Awesome.

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Apple’s Steve Jobs Theater wins ‘Structural Artistry’ award for glass-supported pavilion

Apple’s Steve Jobs Theater wins ‘Structural Artistry’ award for glass-supported pavilion

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American Petroleum Institute projection of U.S. oil economy in near future. Written by R. Dean Foreman.

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Astronaut’s magnificent photo of SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaching the International Space Station

Astronaut’s magnificent photo of SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaching the International Space Station

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https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/03/the-spacex-dragon-capsule-has-flown-to-the-space-station-and-safely-docked/

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He’s Creating a New Fuel Out of Thin Air — for 85 Cents per Gallon

He’s Creating a New Fuel Out of Thin Air — for 85 Cents per Gallon

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Foldable iPhone heating system could prevent damage in cold weather

Foldable iPhone heating system could prevent damage in cold weather

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Private cabins, flying bars, and hundreds of seats—farewell, Airbus A380

Private cabins, flying bars, and hundreds of seats—farewell, Airbus A380

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Article from Arstechnica about a fairly fast (5Ghz) multi-core Intel CPU. Its on the current edge of Moore’s Law, and it requires over 200W of power to run it, but if you need several GFLOPs per second on a thread, there you go. Not recommended for bitcoin mining (unless you plan to lose money).

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Quantum physicists in the 1920s helped found field of quantum biology. See article at arstechnica.  In 1944, quantum physicist Erwin Schroedinger wrote a short book called What is Life: The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell, exploring how the relatively new field of quantum mechanics might play a role in biological processes. It is considered by many to be one of the earliest forays into “quantum biology,” a rarefied field that attempts to apply quantum principles to living systems.