These carefully assembled examples of junk art, mostly in the form of robots, come by way of Bryan Marshall, an artist who obviously enjoys his craft. His Flickr photostream is filled with over two-years worth of his work. If you’re interested in purchasing some of his orphaned bots, be sure to check out his Etsy […]
The Dark Side by: Martin Miller In its broadest sense, culture is the sum total of our beliefs, our fears, our behavior patterns, our institutions, our common values, as well as our art, music, and literature. But the arts often neglect or omit reference to the Cold War. In fact, most of us who lived […]
NASA Evolving Into Star Wars? NASA Goes to Star Wars Celebration V and Makes Plans For Hyper Drives? NASA talks with “Star wars” creators, stars and fans about the inspiration of the film and the appeal of space exploration. [nasa.gov] Items Taken Into Space Reflect Accomplishments on Earth Astronaut Jim Reilly helped welcome R2-D2 and […]
I remember watching this during G.I. JOE cartoons in the 1980’s… but until recent times, robots in warfare were still science fiction and fantasy.
Remember folks, just as you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, curiosity kills the cat, even robot ones.
It may look like some sort of cute alien robot, but it was created here on Earth, launched to the Moon in 1970, and now reflects laser light in a scientifically useful way. On November 17, 1970 the Soviet Luna 17 spacecraft landed the first roving remote-controlled robot on the Moon. Known as Lunokhod 1, […]
Control of precise aggressive maneuvers with an autonomous quadrotor helicopter. This is a small autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Demonstrations of flips, flight through windows, and quadrotor perching are shown. Work done at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania.