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First Drive Test of NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

First Drive Test of NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

First Test Drive of NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Engineers took NASA’s next Mars rover for its first spin. The test took place at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where the rover was built. Other Mars 2020 team members watched from above. The rover is scheduled to launch in summer 2020 And arrive at Mars on Feb. …

Twas the Night Before the Periodic Table

music ‘Twas a night in St. Petersburg, when all through the house. Not a beaker was stirring, and the burners were doused. The acids and bases were corked up with care, awaiting tomorrow’s experiments in pristine glassware. The lab assistants were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of tenured positions danced in their …

OPS-SAT: the flying laboratory

OPS-SAT: the flying laboratory

Sometimes the greatest things come in the smallest of packages. This is certainly true for ESA’s new OPS-SAT, a small CubeSat, which will be launched together with CHEOPS in December 2019. This little satellite is only 30cm high but contains a powerful experimental computer many times more powerful than on any current ESA spacecraft. It …

NASA Engineered a Box to Create the Fifth State of Matter in Space

NASA Engineered a Box to Create the Fifth State of Matter in Space

These atomic physicists are about to create an exotic state of matter in space. They’re sending commands to a special lab currently installed aboard the International Space Station, that operates when the astronauts are asleep. It’s engineered to trap gas atoms and cool them to temperatures just a hair’s edge above absolute zero. When it …

This Quantum Lab Makes Exotic States of Matter in Space

This Quantum Lab Makes Exotic States of Matter in Space

These atomic physicists are about to create an exotic state of matter in space. They’re sending commands to a special lab currently installed aboard the International Space Station, that operates when the astronauts are asleep. It’s engineered to trap gas atoms and cool them to temperatures just a hair’s edge above absolute zero. When it …

Pacific NW National Laboratory

When we have a need for new employees or to train our incumbent workers, we turn to our local community and technical colleges. A clean, safe, and secure energy and environmental industry is really vital to Washington state and to our nation. We perform nationally important research and development that requires us to be very …

The Hidden Tech in Our Everyday Lives

The Hidden Tech in Our Everyday Lives

This episode of SciShow is brought to you by IBM Z. Learn more about the Mainframe, including its performance, scalability, and security capabilities, at IBM.biz/mainframe. [♪ INTRO] Every day, as you go about your life, you interact with one of the most important pieces of tech in the modern world. Whether you’re taking out cash …

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Radiologists? – The Medical Futurist

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Radiologists? – The Medical Futurist

Will artificial intelligence replace radiologists? Artificial intelligence is everywhere. No matter whether it’s art, Amazon or Google searches. It also has a vast potential to transform healthcare. Diagnostics, oncology, healthcare data management, medical imaging and many more fields could tremendously profit from its innovation. If you are interested, find our e-book about artificial intelligence on …