Emerging Tech

Turns out Jupiter has far more water in its atmosphere than we thought

The JunoCam imager aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this image of Jupiter’s southern equatorial region on Sept. 1, 2017. The image is oriented so Jupiter’s poles (not visible) run left-to-right of frame. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill NASA’s Juno spacecraft has made a significant discovery about the atmosphere of Jupiter — that it contains water, with more […]

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This unusual nature-inspired robot is equally at home on land or in the water

[embedded content] Biomimicry, the concept of modellng systems found in nature to solve complex problems, is popular among roboticists. But while the robots that result from it can gain the strengths of particular forms of animal locomotion or other abilities, they also adopt the species’ same limitations. For example, an aquatic fish-inspired swimming robot may […]