Super-tall (30km) carbon structures (graphene and nanotube mesh)
Author idpearson, nvireuk.com
How about a 30km tall building? Using multilayered columns using rolled up or rippled graphene and nanotubes, in various patterned cross sections, it should be possible to make strong threads, ribbons and membranes, interwoven to m…
Graphene is a really interesting material for the future!
Just a simple desk chair, move along.
Very appropriate soundtrack. The future is Skynet!
You’ve by now probably seen the video of Jordan Correa, the Microsoft developer who built a telepresence robot to keep his dog entertained. I watched this video and thought it needed a little editing. And an appropriate soundtrack.
30% of all US Military aircraft are now unmanned.
A Congressional Report has revealed that almost one third of military aircraft are drones - a huge change from a figure of 5% in 2005.
The most prolific is the RQ-11 Raven, with 2200 on order and 1300 already in use. The Raven is similar in size to the RQ-7 Shadow pictured, and both are able to be launched by hand and operated by remote control as a surveillance tool, at a distance of around 6 miles and up to a 500 foot altitude.