Category : Technology

Nokian Working On Tires With Retractable Studs

6 years ago / 0 comments

Nokian Tyres has announced the development of a winter tire with retractable studs. If you’re driving and suddenly see a patch of snowy road, just press a button and the studs …

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How Gaias 1 Billion Pixel Camera Works

6 years ago / 0 comments

The most powerful camera to ever be flown in space, with 106 CCD sensors and almost one billion pixels. Not bad ESAs Gaia mission aims to map over 1 billion stars …

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Philips Smart Lighting Helps You Find Groceries In The Store

6 years ago / 0 comments

Ever get frustrated because you couldn’t find what you were looking for in a store? If Phillips gets its way that feeling may be history. The technology uses light from the …

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ESA Satellite Can Detect Faint Glow Plants Leave Behind After Photosynthesis

6 years ago / 7 comments

Did you know that photosynthesising plants behave a bit like glow in the dark toys? Neither did I. After the chlorophyll in a plant has absorbed sunlight, the core of the …

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NASA Is Planning To 3D Print Wood And Other Biomaterials In Space

6 years ago / 2 comments

NASA is planning to 3D print a whole range of bio materials, including wood. NASA seems to love 3D printing, other plans they have include 3D printing a moonbase and food …

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This Chip Knows Where You Are Even When Your GPS Doesn't

6 years ago / 1 comments

This chip helps your GPS keep track of your position during those short moments where there is no GPS signal. Eg when you enter a tunnel. The 3D Dead Reckoning chip …

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