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Space 2013: a year in the life of the universe - in pictures

Space 2013: a year in the life of the universe - in pictures | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
Robin McKie charts the course of a year in the life of the cosmos in a series of spectacular picturesRobin McKie
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Oshkosh Defense Delivers 100,000th Military Vehicle

Oshkosh Defense Delivers 100,000th Military Vehicle | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
Oshkosh employees gathered to commemorate the accomplishment as the Company's 100,000th vehicle, a MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV), rolled off the manufacturing line. “The founders of Oshkosh Corporation built the ...
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New 'Shiny' Objects Found by Curiosity Rover Are Likely Indigenous

New 'Shiny' Objects Found by Curiosity Rover Are Likely Indigenous | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
A bright particle found inside a scoop hole created by the Curiosity rover. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. Last weekend, the Mars Curiosity rover scooped out a few “bites” in the small, sandy dune known as Rocknest and inside ...
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Mars Curiosity rover tests soil scooping system - video - The Guardian

Mars Curiosity rover tests soil scooping system - videoThe GuardianNasa's Curiosity rover tries its soil scooping system for the first time on the red planet.
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GLXP News: Omega Envoy to Carry Competitor's Rover to Moon ...

GLXP News: Omega Envoy to Carry Competitor's Rover to Moon ... | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
ORLANDO, FLA., Earthrise Space PR (Oct. 12, 2012) – Earthrise Space Inc., the parent company for Omega Envoy, the Florida team competing in the Google Lunar X.
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GM mouse created to detect landmines

GM mouse created to detect landmines | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
The genetically modified mouse is five hundred times more sensitive to the smell of explosive than a normal mouseScientists have genetically modified mice to enable them to sniff out landmines.
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Finding women in the history of science

Finding women in the history of science | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it

Ada Lovelace is not an obvious role model for girls entering the sciences, but looking for women in the history of science reveals a wide range of essential contributions.

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Mars Curiosity Rover joins Foursquare, posts from Mars | Digital ...

The newest convert to social media check-in site Foursquare? That would be the Mars Curiosity Rover.
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How to Drive a Mars Rover – News Watch

How to Drive a Mars Rover – News Watch | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
Drivers of the Mars rover Curiosity use 3-D images, simulated here in a "wiggle" view, to help plot a path forward on the red planet. Mount Sharp rises in the distance. Courtesy Max Tertinegg, NASA/JPL-Caltech.
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NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Prepares to Study Martian Soil ...

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Curiosity rover is in a position on Mars where scientists and engineers can begin preparing the rover to take its first scoop of soil for analysis. Curiosity i.
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Curiosity Rover Flexes Its One Badass Arm - Slate Magazine (blog)

Curiosity Rover Flexes Its One Badass ArmSlate Magazine (blog)Mars' newest inhabitant has gone for its longest jog yet, and the Mars Curiosity rover is exercising its robotic arm in preparation for an arrival at so-called Glenelg, the first...
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Paper Robot (all process from paper to robot)

Paper Robot from H/P MPM (Mechanical Paper Model) http://www.geocities.jp/kikousya290821/newmpm.htm 「朽ちてゆく機械 Decaying Machine」をコンセプトに動くペーパーモデルを作っています...

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Chinese moon lander and rover wake up after weeks of sleep - NBCNews.com

Chinese moon lander and rover wake up after weeks of sleep - NBCNews.com | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
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China's Chang'e 3 lunar lander and Yutu moon rover have awakened from weeks of hibernation and resumed their scientific work, official news media reported Sunday.
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Mars Curiosity Rover Analyzes First Soil Sample | TPM LiveWire

Mars Curiosity Rover Analyzes First Soil Sample | TPM LiveWire | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
It's been digging for a while, but NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover is finally running its first analysis on Martian soil samples, NASA announced Thursday afternoon. The latest sample, the third taken by the rover after the first two ...
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Curiosity update: Mars rover arrives at new site on Mars

Curiosity update: Mars rover arrives at new site on Mars | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- The Mars rover Curiosity has arrived at the "promised land" of Glenelg, a site of particular scientific interest on the Red Planet, said John Grotzinger, Mars Science Laboratory Project Scientist and professor at ...
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Quadski set to go on sale soon

Quadski set to go on sale soon | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
According to Washington Post, the Quadski is an all-terrain vehicle that is equipped with for wheels that can retract when it goes into the water. The vehicle will be able to go up to 45 mph both on land and in the water.
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Amphibious vehicle to go on sale soon in US

Amphibious vehicle to go on sale soon in US | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
DETROIT (AP) — Amphibious vehicles aren't just for James Bond anymore. A one-person all-terrain vehicle that doubles as a personal watercraft is scheduled to go on sale by the end of this year. The vehicle — called the ...
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The downsides of winning a Nobel prize | Ian Sample

The downsides of winning a Nobel prize | Ian Sample | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
The money and kudos are hard to grumble over, so what do Nobel laureates moan about most?That's it for another year. The calls have gone out from Stockholm and Oslo. The recipients have declared their shock and humility.
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Science for Girls (aka "Science") | Tania Browne

Science for Girls (aka "Science") | Tania Browne | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it

In honor of Ada Lovelace day, Tania Browne provides a guest post, detailing her own on-again, off-again love affair with science, and how the role of women in mainstream sciences has changed over the years.

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BAE to Carry out GBP38M Royal Marines BVS10 Viking Regeneration

BAE to Carry out GBP38M Royal Marines BVS10 Viking Regeneration | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
BAE Systems has been awarded a £38m ($61m) contract to regenerate the Royal Marines' fleet of BvS10 Viking all-terrain vehicles. The con. ... Viking is the UK name for the twin-car BvS10 go-anywhere armoured all-terrain vehicle.
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Is The Mars Rover Using The Internet 182 Million Miles From Earth?

Is The Mars Rover Using The Internet 182 Million Miles From Earth? | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
If you think your list of Foursquare check-ins at hot restaurants and bars makes you cool, guess again. The Mars rover Curiosity beat you by a mile (or 182 million miles, the current distance between the Earth and Mars): It ...
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Niche Social Networks: Do Engineers Need Them? - IEEE Spectrum

Niche Social Networks: Do Engineers Need Them? - IEEE Spectrum | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it

Online groups and sites are cropping up to cater to specialized engineering interests...

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Weird Rock To Get Close Look From Mars Rover

Weird Rock To Get Close Look From Mars Rover | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it
Curiosity's robotic arm is set to get its first workout.
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Five Technology Skills Every Student Should Learn| The Committed Sardine

Five Technology Skills Every Student Should Learn| The Committed Sardine | Terrain-Vehicle Systems | Scoop.it

From having the courage to experiment with different technologies to possessing online literacy, readers said being a tech-savvy student in the 21st century is about much more than learning how to use a certain software program or device—it’s about being able to adapt to what’s constantly changing.


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