Send in the nanorobots

If you're a fan of science fiction, you've probably heard the term "nanorobots," "nanobots" or even "nanites." ┬áMost likely, you have some rough idea of what they do and how they work. They've been used to wipe out diseases from the bloodstream, perform delicate repairs on equipment, augment human abilities, and other things. They're practically … Continue reading Send in the nanorobots

Clean Water Tech: Get to Know It

We've seen enough survival shows on TV now to know that when you're in a survival situation, you need water. People in the real world could start suffering from dehydration on the way from the grocery store back to their car (you know who you are). Whether you're Les Stroud or not, you probably know … Continue reading Clean Water Tech: Get to Know It

What the Heck are Gravitational Waves?

Before I go any further, I must point out the difference between gravitational waves and gravity waves. Gravitational waves are waves that occur in the fabric of spacetime created by gravitational phenomena in a massive body in space. Gravity waves are waves that occur in some fluid medium when disturbed from a state of equilibrium, … Continue reading What the Heck are Gravitational Waves?

Is NASA Building a Warp Drive?

If you've taken the time to check out this article, you probably have also heard some of the hype regarding NASA's experimental spacecraft engines. The granddaddy of them all was a supposed "warp drive" based on a theoretical constructed called the Alcubierre drive. If you're a Star Trek fan, then you probably got goose bumps … Continue reading Is NASA Building a Warp Drive?