Engineering 101

Robots—Observation Leads to Empathy

Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science engineers created a robot that can visually predict how a partner robot will behave—and the result is a smidgeon of empathy. Columbia’s “Robot Theory of Mind" concept predicts…

Quantum Entanglement Heats Up

In quantum computing, entanglement is the method used to fuse individual quantum systems into one, which exponentially increases their total computational capacity. Scientists from Finland, Russia, China, and the USA demonstrated that…

3d Printing – To The Moon!

COSM Advanced Manufacturing Systems is wrapping up final development and build of electron beam 3D metal printing systems targeting future in-space, lunar, and Martian applications. Funded by an SBIR contract from NASA to support the…

Honeywell Acquires Sparta Systems

Honeywell announced that it will acquire privately-held Sparta Systems for $1.3 billion. Sparta Systems provides enterprise quality management software (QMS), including a next-generation SaaS platform, for the life sciences industry. The…