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Category: Space

  • The Future of Space Telescopes: Embracing Soft and Liquid Structures

    The Future of Space Telescopes: Embracing Soft and Liquid Structures

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    The Future of Space Telescopes: Embracing Soft and Liquid Structures Everything built on Earth, from towering skyscrapers to the tiniest 3D-printed models, needs support structures to defy the relentless pull of gravity. This fundamental principle is deeply ingrained in our engineering practices, and it shapes how we approach construction and design. Just as 3D printers…

  • Lunar Exploration: Rolling vs. Trudging 鈥 A Quirky Exploration with our Four-Legged Friends

    Lunar Exploration: Rolling vs. Trudging 鈥 A Quirky Exploration with our Four-Legged Friends

    In a future where robotic dogs roam the moon’s surface, the scientists at NASA have brought us one step closer to this sci-fi vision. Yes, you read that right鈥攔obot dogs on the moon! It’s an exciting time for both space enthusiasts and robotic aficionados, but it also raises an interesting question: for lunar rovers, is…

  • My Space Rap

    My Space Rap

    Verse 1:Yo, let’s take it back, to the Wright bros’ track,Where they launched that flyer, no looking back.Kitty Hawk skies, first flight in their eyes,Dreaming of stars, beyond earthly ties. Transition, acceleration, breaking sound’s foundation,Supersonic flight, a jet-propelled sensation.Chuck Yeager’s the man, with a fearless plan,In his Starfighter, he began the super-sonic clan. Chorus:From Earth…