Emerging Tech

The interstellar comet passing through out solar system gets an official name

Gemini Observatory two-color composite image of C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) which is the first interstellar comet ever identified Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA The interstellar comet that was discovered passing through our solar system on August 30 has been officially named 2I/Borisov.  The comet formerly known as C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) — a mouthful, to be fair — was discovered […]

Photography

This gadget turns smartphone snaps into real Polaroids through optical trickery

Polaroid Originals Can’t decide between a digital Instagram and a physical Polaroid? Using mirrors and optical trickery, Polaroid Originals will soon allow you to have your Instagram and hold it too with the Polaroid Lab, a device that turns digital smartphone photos into real instant film. Announced on Tuesday, September 10, the Polaroid Lab is […]

Emerging Tech

MIT’s snake robot is designed to crawl through blood vessels in the brain

[embedded content] What’s creepier than a snake robot? Answer: A snake robot that’s designed to crawl through the blood vessels in your brain. That’s exactly what researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed. But, don’t worry, it’s here to help. The steerable, magnetically controlled threadlike robot is intended to glide through the complex […]