How Big Is Rosettas Comet 67p?

comet67p

After more than 10 years travelling 6.4-billion kilometres on a road trip around the solar system, the spacecraft Rosetta has “arrived” at its destination, a distant comet named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

About 7pm local time on Wednesday, the European Space Agency’s comet chaser came within 100 kilometres of the surface of Comet 67-P, which is hurtling around the Sun at up to 135,000km/h.

Meanwhile we wait for scientific data here are some interesting size comparisons with Comet 67p that have surfaced on the internet recently. (more…)

 

Researchers Attempt To Recreate The Holodeck

holodeck real life
And they have done a pretty good job at it. Using an Oculus Rift, a 3D motion tracking system, and modern computing power they have created an impressive virtual environment. Their system seems to be the best one yet, with an impressive response time as well as the classic holodeck feature, fooling you that a small room is enormous. You can walk through this environment for days without realizing that you are actually walking in circles.

Check it out
(more…)

 

Equalizer iPhone 5/5s Case

equalizer phone case gif

 

This iPhone case has an LED equalizer on the back. The case is powered by it’s own battery and reacts to sounds around it via a microphone.  Pretty cool, although the part on the top seems to make it unnecessarily bulky.

(more…)

 

High Altitude Balloons Allow For (Near) Space Tourism

high altitude baloon
World View Enterprises of Tucson says it has successfully completed the first scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles above the earth.
(more…)

 

Google Announces Cardboard Virtual Reality Kit

foldable cardboard vr google glass
At Googles most recent I/O keynote they announced something rather interesting. A sort of cardboardy version of Google Glass. You just fold this thing up, place your phone in it, and combined with built in lenses it creates a 3D VR effect. It even has NFC support. Pretty cool, and you can get your own (unofficial version) for $20.

(more…)

Tagged with:
 

Subscribe to Blog via Email!

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Gadgetzz.com - Gadgets, Science & Technology news!

Privacy policy / Terms of Service

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use Read Privacy policy Here
WordPress Themes