New materials can be 3D printed, to create many nanostructures and improve materials’ resistance without increasing weight.
Gyroscope: what is it and how does it work?
This post’s subject is the gyroscope. An instrument of great utility for electronic devices and for air, naval, and space navigations.
Wall climbing robots
How do the adhesion mechanisms used by wall climbing robots work? In this post, are shown the three forms of adhesion.
Other jet engines
In addition to the turbofan, exist other jet engines. In this post it’s shown the operation and applications on aviation of turbojet, turboprop, and turboshaft.
iRonCub: the humanoid robot with jet engines
The iRonCub was developed by the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT). A project that took many years.
Turbofan jet engine: how it works?
This post’s subject is the turbofan jet engine. It’s used in every commercial airplane due to high thrust and for being the most efficient and silent type.
LEO: the bipedal flying robot
LEO was recently built, the first bipedal robot that can fly like a drone and do complex movements like skating.
Recreated the Antikythera mechanism
The Antikythera mechanism was built more than 2000 years ago, considered the first analog computer, was recreated by researchers of UCL.
Exoskeletons: origin, types and applications
Exoskeletons are wearable robots that can increase a person’s physical capabilities and protection. This technology only existed in science fiction.
What are the Lagrange points?
The Lagrange points were described in 1772, by the mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange, in his paper “Essay on the Three-Body Problem”.