Drones are the way ice breakers in the Antarctic

The conditions in the Antarctic are not really made for human life. The situated therein McMurdo research station have resupplies therefore similar to regularly as the international space station. These supply missions known as "Deep Freeze" and promoted by the U.S. military because of its complexity. The icebreaker goes ahead usually Polar Star, thereby paving the way for the...

Microsoft HoloLens: As we look at football in the future

Microsoft is an official "technology sponsor" of the North American Football League NFL. This season, the company had only a little fun with this sponsorship. As part of the deal is that the teams are equipped with the Microsoft Tablet surface. All people in the Conference finals the tablets of the New England Patriots crashed then briefly - what...

Iced superconductors as power line: Pilot project in Essen

Superconductors are the data produced excellent electrical conductor. You can transport five times on power compared to conventional cables. With virtually no losses occur. However, they have one decisive disadvantage: a superconductor can conduct current, he must be in an extremely well insulated pipe with an internal temperature of - 200 degrees Celsius are. RWE Germany currently maintains the...

Divestment movement: Copenhagen stopped investing in fossil energy

The divestment movement is a worldwide movement that encourages investors and institutions, not more companies to invest in, which make their money from fossil fuels. The major oil and gas suppliers fall there as well as operators of coal mines. A variety has the movement already joined institutions - as the "Church of England" and the Norwegian sovereign wealth...

17 year old student developed a Star Wars Droiden to the buildable for hobbyists

The new Star Wars movie "The awakening of power" worldwide attracted fans in the cinemas. This not only new main characters were established, but there were also new droid - including the ball robot BB-8. This was one of the stars of the film and was consequently also included in the accompanying merchandise offer. The official version of the...

Skybender: Google drones provide fast Internet

Google has a commercial interest in mind, that as many people spend as much time online. The company experimented with a wide range of technologies aimed at improving the population's Internet access. The latest project in this context: solar drones to send the data in the millimeter-wave band. This brings two theoretical advantages. For one, so connect up to...

Artificial Intelligence altered stock trading

The company Preqin has identified in a recently published study that now just under 10 percent of all hedge trading fund shares based on computer based assessments and predictions. Still, people in the stock trading are indispensable, because programs still relatively far below the potential of professional brokers are, when it comes to detecting very difficult identifiable and unforeseen...

AirFish: water gliders of the future unveiled

Is it a boat or a plane yet? The German manufacturer FlyShip working for many years on an innovative water airplane of the future, which although not as a passenger aircraft in several kilometers can ascend to altitude, but takes advantage of the flight to slip up to more than 100 km/h on the surface of the water. The...

Green wheel Garden: Rotating mini-garden for at home

Green Wheel is an innovative mini garden for home by the design DesignLibero with you easily and simply at home can grow. The special is not only the design and associated energy savings at the same time better income, but also a technology derived from NASA and aerospace. Idea of what it is and why the Green Wheel constantly...

Giant slide at the Windmill: Energy park is a recreational paradise

What happens if a green energy group hand-in-hand with an entertainment company works? The Dutch company Qurrent and jOra entertainment go together an exciting new way, to transform a wind farm in a leisure theme park. Theme parks are a great attraction to leisure-hungry families, but who would have inventory under the growing competition, needs innovative ideas. Amusement parks, which...