Entries for 'Moonshot'

Satellite calibration in orbit - a moonshot project
Calibrating satellite instruments during orbit will allow for more accurate readings and better deci...
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Robotic localized heating - a moonshot project
Leigh Christie discusses his ideas about directly heating people instead of the buildings they inhab...
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Maryland robotics lab builds armies of tiny robots

Sarah Bergbreiter builds tiny robots. In her TED Talk Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice ... More >>
Brain-machine interfaces - a moonshot project
USC scientists develop methods to control movement based on brain activity.
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MIT's Blabdroids manage information in the 'social cloud'
Alexander Reben's Blabdroids take information from humans and beam it up into the social cloud.
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Re-engineering the refugee camp – a moonshot project

Daniel Kerber wants to improve the living conditions of refugee camps. In general refugee camps are ... More >>
Polymer gel can instantly stop bleeding
New gel will be introduced in 2015 that immediately stops bleeding
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Lockheed Martin Develops Airplane/Airship Hybrid
Bob Boyd has a hybrid aircraft that doesn't need any infrastructure to deliver a 500 ton payload.
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Robots for the Brain
Olaf Blanke explains his work in the field of cognetics.
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New breakthroughs in early cancer detection
Jorge Soto presents his microRNA detection methods to find cancer early and repeatably.
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Open source baby robots - a moonshot project
Yves-Pierre Oudeyer discusses the ways he taught robots to explore, experiment and fabricate to sati...
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ELF - solar pedal hybrid vehicle for commuters
Organic Transit in Durham, North Carolina produces ELF, a vehicle powered by you and the sun.
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Open source detection for oil pollution - the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit
Public Lab is running a Kickstarter campaign to produce do-it-yourself pollution detection kits.
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Next generation superconductors - a moonshot project

Suchitra Sebastian is very familiar with the limitations of superconductors. The materials only supe... More >>
The Silk Leaf: man-made material converts light and water into oxygen
Julian Melchiorri has created a synthetic leaf that converts light and water into oxygen.
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ReWalk - FDA approved exoskeleton for spinal cord injuries
ReWalk Robotics has developed an exoskeleton for spinal cord injury patients to use during rehab, an...
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Engineering a new nutrition in Africa - a moonshot project
Howard Shapiro outlines his plan to end the problem of stunting in Africa by changing the genomes th...
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MIT's hydrophobic solution to energy efficiency - a moonshot project
Karen Gleason says that hydrophobic coating of power plant condensers could result in big efficiency...
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The Photosynthetic Antenna - a moonshot project
The Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC) wants the world to produce energy using photosynth...
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Self-repairing architecture - a moonshot project
Rachel Armstrong presents her ideas for creating a sustainable solution to Venice's sinking problems...
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