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Entries from April 2015

Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water

April 8th, 2015 · No Comments

Scientists found in radar data the evidence that on the surface of Mars there are belts of glaciers covered by dust. The glaciers consist of water ice and the dust covering them actually preserves the ice on the surface. If the glaciers weren’t covered the ice would just vaporize. Read more in this article by […]

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Tags: Astronomy

Underwater robot that is FAST

April 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) have created a robot that can move ten times its length per second. The way it does this is copied from the way an octopus moves when it is spooked. The robot is 3D printed in a firm synthetic material and does not contain any moving parts. Read […]

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Tags: Robots