Not only can this insectlike robot fly and swim, but it also splits water into hydrogen and oxygen gas, which the bot ignites to propel itself from the water. Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/lightest-robot-can-fly-swim-and-take-water Video: Y. Chen et al/Science Robotics 2017 Video Rating: / 5
Smoke, sand and sea salt interact with hurricanes and other weather patterns from August to November 2017 in this supercomputer-powered visualization of atmospheric currents recently released by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/watch-nasas-mesmerizing-new-visualization-2017-hurricane-season Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Video Rating: / 5
On September 15, 2017, Cassini’s time in the cosmos will come to an end. Here is a play by play of how it’s all going down in the next few days. Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/titan-flyby-cassini-saturn-collision Our story on the mission’s final moments: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/rip-cassini-saturn-nasa NASA’s end of mission timeline: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/grand-finale/cassini-end-of-mission-timeline/ Cassini’s past exploits: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/the-journey/timeline/#launch-from-cape-canaveral Our past coverage
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA to share with you some vendors that allow you to better grow more food at home. In this episode John will share: 1. Garden Hose Filter that removes chlorine and other contaminants 2. Solawrap sheeting and Greenhouse Dome that withstands 100 MPH
Two neutron stars orbit one another and spiral inward until they merge in this animation. The collision emits gravitational waves and a burst of light. Rumors suggest that LIGO may have detected waves from such a collision. Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/rumors-swirl-ligo-snagged-gravitational-waves-neutron-star-collision Video: Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA Video Rating: / 5
Daniel and Sherri Salatin of Polyface Farms join David Schafer of Featherman Equipment at the Seven Springs, Pa. Mother Earth News Fair to demonstrate small scale, efficient poultry processing. A lot of laughs and a lot of great instructional video.