Robot dog

17 March 2008

Meet man’s next best friend.

Milky Way replica

13 March 2008

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“A laser was used to etch around 80,000 of the stars in the Milky Way, using three-dimensional data from the Japan’s National Astronomical Observatory.”

And it’s yours for only 80,000 Yen, or around $770. Read more at Living Worlds.

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If you want to turn your brain inside out, go here.

Blue Brain

06 March 2008

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“Can a thinking, remembering, decision-making, biologically accurate brain be built from a supercomputer?”

Great article about the Blue Brain project which attempts to map the brain comprehensively in hardware and software.

Eyescapes

02 March 2008

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Gorgeous macro photography of human eyes. From fashion photographer Rankin.

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A team of scientists have spent 10 years proving a mathematical theory which has resulted in an object which rights itself, known as a Gomboc. More here.