Home / Tag Archives: science

Tag Archives: science

Watch a swarm of drones fly through heavy forest—while staying in formation | Science

By Edd GentDec. 16, 2020 , 1:40 PM Weaving through dense woods is a challenge for even the smartest drone. Trying to do it as part of a swarm is orders of magnitude harder. But researchers have now cracked the code. The approach builds on a single-drone navigation technique, which …

Read More »

Rocket-launching drone ready to take satellites into orbit | Science

Aevum’s RAVN-X is a drone system that carries satellites high in the atmosphere, where a rocket takes over. Aevum By Sarah ScolesDec. 3, 2020 , 12:00 PM It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the RAVN-X—a rocket-launching drone designed to send small satellites to orbit without a pilot or a …

Read More »

Drone-delivered soap bubbles could help pollinate flowers | Science

In lab tests, bubbles successfully delivered pollen to Campanula flowers. Eijiro Miyako By Erik StokstadJun. 17, 2020 , 3:40 PM As pollinators, bees are hard to beat. Still, that hasn’t prevented researchers from working on a high-tech alternative: drones that blow soap bubbles to transport pollen to a flower. It’s …

Read More »

Showing the magic of science, CU Wizards returns Jan. 26 | CU Boulder Today

For over three decades, the CU Wizards program has presented free monthly shows featuring lively demonstration experiments to entertain and inform children about the wonders of science. The 36th annual series returns Saturday, Jan. 26, running through Saturday, June 22. These interactive shows are presented one Saturday per month throughout the academic year. The …

Read More »

Japan plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones – Science & Tech

The Japanese government plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones by fiscal 2020, reflecting the need for rules to prevent accidents as the use of such vehicles by the private sector is expected to increase, according to sources.  Underwater drones, also called unmanned submarines, are used for such purposes …

Read More »