Japan to Launch a Dozen Fish into Orbit

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency along with about 2 dozen other research organizations and universities has plans for a very "fishy" experiment in space. 12 Killifish will be sent on an all expenses paid trip to the International Space Station sometime in 2011. They better enjoy their laid back retreat making babies and enjoying the … Continue reading Japan to Launch a Dozen Fish into Orbit

Control a Robot with your thoughts

Honda's research and development arm, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Shimadzu Corporation have been making massive breakthroughs in what they call "information extraction technology" with the aim of enabling the control of a robot and other mechanical devices by human thought alone. Honda's Asimo robot with a Brain activity measuring device and a … Continue reading Control a Robot with your thoughts

There is no such thing as Science Fiction – Random Ramblings

Yes, I stand behind the title of this post 100%, but isn't that too strong of a statement to make?...I think not! There is no such things as science fiction but instead I interpret what is said to be "fiction" as the the greatest products of man's imagination. These mental products are then shared, attempted … Continue reading There is no such thing as Science Fiction – Random Ramblings

Sanyo Solar Ark Energy Generation Facility

Sanyo is a well-known Japanese electronics company and a brand instantly recognizable worldwide. Sanyo's Solar Ark is an ark shaped solar photovoltaic power generation facility located in the Gifu Prefecture of Japan. In my eyes the solar ark building is an architectural, engineering and scientific masterpiece. I just noted it as one of the places … Continue reading Sanyo Solar Ark Energy Generation Facility

Infrared Astronomy Satellite AKARI Maps the Universe

The infrared astronomy satellite AKARI started the regular observations in May 2006. In the last one year, AKARI has carried out the All-Sky Survey observations to map the entire sky, as well as thousands of pointed observations of selected targets. Here we show the beautiful images constructed from the AKARI All-Sky Survey data; The entire … Continue reading Infrared Astronomy Satellite AKARI Maps the Universe