Science and Technology Links – Holy Cow It’s June Already! Edition
Better source of natural food dyes. Interesting, I wonder how long before someone turns out GMO variants that can produce other colors?
HP, struggling to be remembered, by focusing on memory.
A functioning Quantum Computer.
Battery, generator, heating, and cooling – all in one unit.
Trees can contribute to smog! We must destroy the trees to save our cities! Well, certain trees do, on really hot days, if those trees are planted near pollution sources. Hrmm, awful lot of caveats, better read the article.
One of the problems with the growing size & density of urban areas is the Urban Heat Island. I suspect a lot of older cities are going to have to come to terms with the fact that not every charming, historic neighborhood can remain as is, and what is preserved will have to be chosen carefully.
Paper waste can be used to produce carbon fiber.
Kevlar plus shear thickening liquid equals body armor that performs better the bigger the bullet.
The first step towards molecular circuits.
Soft legs make for versatile robotic traversals.
Watching a star collapse into a black hole.
DARPA & Boeing are working on a spaceplane. But not for people.
The first wave of results from Juno are back.
Local Map of the Universe.
If they don’t find a way to work SHUI into the name…
Using lasers & gravity to shape glass.
Missile defense test successful! Now we just have to be able to do it again, and again, and again, and… (PS it’s not an easy thing to do to begin with, and the people shooting the missiles at us are going to be working on countermeasures)
One way to both extend electric vehicle range and help an autonomous vehicle keep to the road is to embed wireless charging in the road.