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UK based satellite programme to launch

It's anticipated funding for the UK to set up its own satellite navigation system is going to be announced soon ... Peter Cowley, who explained whether we need our own GPS system in the first place, when the EU and America ... stuck there so that’s why the Russians set up their own system. That’s why the Chinese have set up their own ...

A wind farm.

The world's first consumer-owned wind farm

... - What Ripple does is we enable individual households to own a bit of a wind farm, and have the low-cost, clean ... so you simply decide how much of the wind farm you want to own depending on how much electricity you use, then you can ... our website, and you become a member of the co-op and you own your bit of the wind farm. And then we go away and build ...

An artist's concept portrays a NASA Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars. Two rovers have been built for 2003 launches and January 2004 arrival at two sites on Mars. Each rover has the mobility and toolkit to function as a robotic geologist.

Finding Your Own Path - The Seeker Project

... sights of interest and then have the rovers find their own way there and do their own science?  The European Space Agency's StarTiger Seeker ...

Winks, Wobbles and Blips - Finding Exoplanets

... Obviously we're very familiar with the planets in our own solar system.  We've known about those for a long ... star directly just as we can't see the planets in our own solar system when it's daytime, when the sun is up. Meera ... of sight on the Earth.  We see this phenomenon in our own solar system.  If Mercury passes between us and the sun ...

The star-forming region IC 348 in 13CO as displayed in 3D Slicer. The models represent a 3D contour map in p-p-v (RA-DEC-Velocity) space.

MRI Scanning the Stars

... of information. They were starting to try to build their own software and then we realised that a lot of other people ... Alyssa - One of the things that we're interested in, in my own work which has to do with star formation, is what the ... - Can researchers begin to speculate that, in fact, our own solar system (in other words, the sun and our clutch of ...

David Willetts, Martyn Poliakoff, Mary Bownes

David Willetts' speech to the AAAS

... as a fellow by the most esteemed scientists in one’s own country is often the honour they cherish most – and ... effort exceeds that of any other country, including my own. Nevertheless I believe that we have some distinctive British strengths which complement your own. And I am confident that alongside the US, Britain is the ...

A Political and Physical Worldmap from end of 2005.

Technology Update - Hyper-Local News

... and route finders many of us no-longer feel the need to own or even look at a map.  There's more to a map than meets ... health records showing who lived and died.  He added his own data, the data that he and Whitehead had collected, took ... was the other way around.  He developed the theory on its own that the water was the problem.  He built the map more ...

Is your Internet security up to scratch?

... those networks in less than 60 seconds and show them their own passwords.  And what was very amusing was of course, most people didn't know their own password and had to go and look at the sticker they put ... experiment.  As we were cycling around, we had our very own wireless network which we offered to members of the ...

 This example of fMRI data shows regions of activation including primary visual cortex (V1, BA17), extrastriate visual cortex and lateral geniculate body in a comparison between a task involving a complex moving visual stimulus and rest condition...

The Human CPU: from Computer Science to Neuroscience.

... root in computer science then. When I left I set up my own computer games company which I'd also programmed some ... was a natural progression for me to do that. I set up my own company in Camden in London and we grew it up to 65-70 ... these end-goals? Chris - You didn't get hooked on your own games, did you? Demis - No. Actually after you've worked ...

A soldier in the U.S. Army plays fooz-ball with two prosthetic limbs.

Implanted Electronics and Artificial Skin

... made on very hard and flat surfaces. If you look at our own body we are a 3D object that is moving all around. The ... brittle but materials that can be elastic, similar to our own skin, for example. Kat - A kind of bionic man-type thing? ... that we can mimic sensory function that is embedded in our own skin. Kat - how are things going at the moment? What sort ...

App icons on a smartphone screen.

Policing social media: is it possible?

... to the death of teenager Molly Russell, who took her own life in 2017, and whose Instagram feed was later found to ... certain types of content, they fighting against their own internal...? Peter - Exactly. So I'll give you an example ... - I'm sure the three of us in this studio all have our own views about this, and all your listeners will have their ...

Pirate flag of Rack Rackham (Calico Jack)

Pirate Bay on the Plank

... shared.  Obviously this is very controversial. People who own the copyright don't like this kind of thing: the music ... use.  I think what's interesting about Yahoo, they own some very interesting properties.  They own Flickr, del.icio.us, they own Upcoming, they're heavily ...

Four antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)

The Event Horizon Telescope project

... of the shadow cast by the black hole at the centre of our own galaxy, as he explains to Georgia Mills... Shep - There's ... something like that? Shep - Well, in a paradox of their own immense gravity, black holes, which by definition are ... one of these black hole shadows is in the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy and radio waves are the perfect medium ...

A Breathalyser Test To Sniff Out Bombers

... will allow you to probe right back to the start of our own universe pretty much. How does all this talk of UFOs sit ... the interesting question for me. We're searching in our own solar system to try and find life on other planets, and ... to find amoeba life, let alone intelligent life like our own. So the big question for me is if these UFOs really are ...

Futuristic building

Cities of 2100

... will be smarter. Buildings will generate their own energy and the city itself will work on what’s ... Buildings of the future will be generating their own energy. They’ll also be doing a lot of things we want ... jobs. Georgia - When you say they’ll generate their own energy, in what kind of way might they do this? Mike - ...

Drawing of a cast to illustrate the relations of the brain to the skull. (Superior temporal gyrus labeled at center, in green section.)

Wiring the Brain to Robotic Limbs

... research.  We study monkeys and when monkeys move their own arms, we can record this activity and then correlate the activity to the monkey's own arm movement.  Now on the last 10 or 15 years, what ... and instead of using or correlating that to the monkey's own movements, we use that to drive a robot arm and the ...

Red Cross Sticker

Is freeze-dried blood the future?

... if you could send soldiers to war with a packet of their own blood in their backpack? Ready to use at a moments ... best condition. Smith - And also, it's better to have your own blood isn't' it, if you can? Krishnaa - Absolutely!  If ... the opportunity of wandering around with a bag of your own dry blood in your backpack, if anything were to happen to ...

BedZED - The Beddington Zero Energy Development

Zero Energy Housing

... doing it much more efficiently because you've got your own local power station basically. Asif - As a matter of fact ... out? It's very much en vogue at the moment to have your own dwelling which is a detached cottage but that's got four ... energy. They produce all of what they require from their own site boundaries. Chris - But how? I know how much energy ...

Called EksoVest, the wearable technology elevates and supports a worker’s arms while performing overhead tasks.

Exoskeletons, and Metal Organic Frameworks

... we think that an ant can lift between 10 and 50 times its own body weight. For a human, that would be the equivalent of ... huge and they can weigh a hundred kilos on top of your own body weight. Chris - So it’s almost like an external ... do that, you need something that’s actually got it’s own power. There are a number of exoskeletons that are being ...

HIV viruses in green budding from a lymphocyte

Gene therapy for HIV

... to give high doses of chemotherapy to clear the patient's own cells, to allow the incoming cells that are resistant to ... from a donor. You're saying “can I take a person's own cells or even get donor cells and change them in some way ... immune system can be rebuilt from those cells and their own virus can attack them.” Michael - The idea is to take ...

eLife

Why does fog cloud driver judgement?

... then what happens to the driver is they perceive their own speed being lower and therefore, you accelerate to match ... that it's not only perception going on.  We have also our own motivations.  For example, if we are in a hurry, if we ... in the simulation, all the drivers over estimate their own speed.  With our findings, we could think of some ...

Bento Lab

Philipp Boeing - A lab for everyone

Kat - Imagine all the kit you need to start your very own molecular biology lab, packed down into the size of a ... And if you fancy getting your hands dirty with your very own laptop-sized lab, visit their website - ... Bento Labs Imagine all the kit you need to start your own molecular biology lab, packed down into the size of a ...

A plate of cooked pork chops. Photo courtesy of Stu Spivack

Science of Sustainable Living

... with businesses and organisations and citizens in our own town. Chris -   So, why wouldn't food be sustainable? ... to processing, the transport, to even cooking in our own kitchens and industrially, and waste in the end of life ...

GPS satellite

The Cosmic Positioning System - GPS for Satellites

... we are, but how do the satellites themselves know their own location?  Well, all satellites use a kind of cosmic ... Chopo -   Well, the satellites can define their own reference frame if you have accurate tracking.  But the ...

A handheld tablet with Hearthstone on the screen

Machinima

... is where people use computer games to make movies of their own.  They use design features built into the game to edit ... the scenery and use characters to tell a story of their own.  They record this and distribute it over the internet. ...