The RLV LEX is a reusable vehicle with autonomous landing for space missions. Was built by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Category: New technology
The first ultrathin and compact metalens
Was developed the metalens, a new type of lens for telescopes and cameras, which can be flat and operates on near-infrared region.
E-skin: electronic skin for robots
Was developed the e-skin, an electronic skin light and flexible for robots, to obtain more information about the environment.
Self-healing robot that detects damage
Was built a quadrupedal self-healing robot, that detects damage and stops moving until it finishes to self-repair.
3D priting of nanostructures
New materials can be 3D printed, to create many nanostructures and improve materials’ resistance without increasing weight.
Bringing the smell to virtual reality
Were developed an open code device that allows to include the smell in virtual reality and a game where you feel wine smells.
Liquid mirror telescope
This post’s subject is the liquid mirror telescope. The operation, advantages and disadvantages and, some projects are shown.
Organic solar panels
Organic solar panels are photovoltaic panels of third generation. They can greatly increase the competitiveness of solar energy.
“Rainbow”, the first rare earth maglev train
China has built a maglev train that uses permanent magnets made of rare earth for levitation.
Carbon nanotubes: what are they?
The carbon nanotubes are another carbon allotropic form, they have many interesting properties and promise many applications.