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Watch a robot squid propel itself through water with rhythm

14 hours ago   |   New Scientist

A robot that mimics the way squid move is most efficient when it operates with a particular rhythm
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Press release: £12M UK-Japan robotics deal for fusion energy and nuclear decommissioning research

1 day ago   |   Gov

UK-Japan relationship in nuclear science boosted by robotics and automation
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NASA mission extension enables first flybys of Jupiter's moons in 20 years

NASA mission extension enables first flybys of Jupiter's moons in 20 years

9 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Artist's concept of the Juno spacecraft at Jupiter. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech In a pair of mission extensions, NASA has cleared the way for more seismic observations on Mars...
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Making it in Unreal: bringing '60s hard sci-fi to life in The Invincible

Making it in Unreal: bringing '60s hard sci-fi to life in The Invincible

9 days ago   |   PCGamesN

Look at just about any random screenshot of The Invincible, and you'll see an image that looks pulled straight from the cover of a paperback science fiction novel. That's no...
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Art meets tech to mark first 100 years of the robot

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

The Czech playwright Karel Čapek coined the expression for artificial men in 1921. Now they are far more than science fiction “Listen Josef,” said the Czech playwright Karel...
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Paper on Robomorphic Computing Accepted for Publication at ASPLOS 2021

Paper on Robomorphic Computing Accepted for Publication at ASPLOS 2021

13 days ago   |   Harvard

November 18, 2020 Our paper "Robomorphic Computing: A Design Methodology for Domain-Specific Accelerators Parameterized by Robot Morphology" has been accepted for publication...
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Northrop Grumman cargo ship concludes three-month stay at space station

Northrop Grumman cargo ship concludes three-month stay at space station

14 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus supply ship departs the International Space Station Wednesday. Credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now A Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo freighter departed the...
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Chinese mission returned nearly 4 pounds of lunar samples

Chinese mission returned nearly 4 pounds of lunar samples

19 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Staff members handle the capsule containing lunar samples returned by the Chang'e 5 mission. Credit: Xinhua Chinese officials say they plan to share a portion of the nearly 4...
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Chinese sample return capsule lands on Earth after round-trip flight to moon

Chinese sample return capsule lands on Earth after round-trip flight to moon

1 month ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   5 articles

The Chang'e 5 sample return capsule landed in China's Inner Mongolia region Wednesday. Credit: CNSA A capsule containing moon rocks landed in a remote, snow-covered corner of...
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SpaceX launch: Watch agency release batch of Starlink satellites...

SpaceX launch: Watch agency release batch of Starlink satellites - ‘Deployment confirmed'

SPACEX has today marked an impressive milestone - with the space agency making a record-breaking eighth launch with a Falcon 9 rocket, as part of its latest Starlink mission. Read more ...

Video: Improving the Response to COVID-19

Video: Improving the Response to COVID-19

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SpaceX Starship: New Super Heavy booster spotted at Boca Chica base

SpaceX Starship: New Super Heavy booster spotted at Boca Chica base

SPACEX appears to have started construction on a second Super Heavy booster, in further positive steps for the next-generation spacecraft prototype. Read more ...

SpaceX sets new rocket reuse records with successful Starlink launch

SpaceX sets new rocket reuse records with successful Starlink launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 8:02 a.m. EST Wednesday. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites Wednesday... Read more ...

Solar winds travelling 2.1 million KM an hour heading to Earth and could...

Solar winds travelling 2.1 million KM an hour heading to Earth and could affect satellites

SOLAR WINDS travelling at more than two million kilometres an hour are on course to hit Earth, and scientists have stated it could interfere with satellite technology here on... Read more ...

IES Webinar: How can we ensure that ambitious climate action fits within the...

IES Webinar: How can we ensure that ambitious climate action fits within the wider vision of sustainability?

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IES Webinar: Theoretical & practical gaps in integrating green...

IES Webinar: Theoretical & practical gaps in integrating green infrastructure & public health

Thursday 28th January, 12:30-1:15pm Institution of Environmental Sciences Free Urban green infrastructure could make significant contributions to physical, psychological... Read more ...

Mars and Uranus conjunction: How to see the planet's in the sky

Mars and Uranus conjunction: How to see the planet's in the sky

MARS AND Uranus are visible in the night's sky with the two planets in conjunction for the coming days, giving stargazers a rare opportunity to see the distant ice giant. Read more ...

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals light warped by 'immense gravity' of...

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals light warped by 'immense gravity' of galaxy cluster

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope has caught this breathtaking picture of gravity warping and bending light around the galactic cluster Abell 370, some 4.9 billion light-years away... Read more ...

Volcano news: Mount Etna bursts into life with 'near constant' flow of lava

Volcano news: Mount Etna bursts into life with 'near constant' flow of lava

MOUNT Etna in Italy is continuing to erupt, with researchers revealing there has been a "near constant" eruption over the last few days since it first burst back into life on... Read more ...