Robot dog

17 March 2008

Meet man’s next best friend.

Milky Way replica

13 March 2008



“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.


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

Blue Brain

06 March 2008


“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.


02 March 2008


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


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.