Tiny robotic crabs are the world’s smallest remote-controlled walking robots

Engineers at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, invented the world’s smallest remote-controlled walking robot, according to research published in the journal Science Robotics. Each one is about half a millimeter wide, which is smaller than the thickness of a United States penny. It took a year and a half to create the miniscule metal creatures, … Read more

This MIT Bot Can Accurately Predict Your Race Using an X-Ray. Scientists Have No Idea How It Works.

Artificial intelligence has a racism problem. Look no further than the bots that go on racist rants, or the facial recognition tech that refuses to see Black people, or discriminatory HR bots that won’t hire people of color. It’s a pernicious issue plaguing the world of neural networks and machine learning that not only strengthens … Read more

Boeing lands Starliner capsule, completing a crucial test flight

Boeing’s Starliner capsule lands in White Sands, New Mexico on May 25, 2022 to complete the OFT-2 mission. NASATV Boeing landed its uncrewed Starliner spacecraft in the New Mexico desert on Wednesday, completing a crucial test flight as the company prepares to carry astronauts. Starliner landed at the US Army’s White Sands Missile Range, after … Read more

How to watch asteroid 7335 (1989 JA) fly past Earth

An enormous asteroid four times the size of the Empire State Building is headed toward Earth — and you can watch live as it whooshes harmlessly through the night sky. The asteroid, dubbed 7335 (1989 YD)orbits the sun once every 570 days or so, occasionally swooping a little too close to Earth for astronomers’ comfort. … Read more

Astronomers Discover Hidden Trove of Massive Black Holes – “We All Got Nervous”

The newly discovered massive black holes reside in dwarf galaxies, where their radiation competes with the light of abundant young stars. Credit: Original image by NASA & ESA/Hubble, artistic conception of a black hole with jet by M. Polimera Newfound black holes in dwarf galaxies shed light on the origin of our galaxy’s supermassive[{” attribute=””>black … Read more