The spacecraft will measure the earth’s gravitational field with new accuracy.
The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) is a new satellite developed by the European Space Agency to measure the earth’s gravity field. Here, researchers discuss the mission and how it will impact climate-change research.
Experts on a panel called “Basketball Analytics” at MIT Sloan School of Management’s Sports Analytics Conference 2009 discussed ways to quantify sports.
The New York startup, Sense Networks, has developed algorithms that can identify distinct types of behaviors of people in a city, and group them into so-called tribes. The first animation shows the changing whereabouts of these tribes over the course of an evening in San Francisco and the second animation depicts the process of identifying the primary tribes visiting the top 200 nightlife destinations during a certain period of the night.
Watch Andrew Perlman, president and CEO of Great Point Energy, explain his company’s technology for converting coal into natural gas.
NASA researchers are using smart materials to improve helicopter performance.
Specially engineered cells arrange themselves into three-dimensional microtissues.
The chemical reactors allow experiments to be performed using just thousands of molecules.
A student project sorts tweets by sentiment and puts them on a radio.
New technologies will make online search more intelligent--and may even lead to a "Web 3.0."