Engineering 101

Here comes invisibility cloaking

Optical cloaking hides objects in plain sight by guiding light around anything placed inside a cloak. You read about it in "Harry Potter" books, but now, researchers are realizing cloaks that shield objects from view by controlling the flow…

Night vision revolutionized

Remember the grainy, snow-like qualities of old night vision? Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) developed new technology that allows for clear sight in the dark, virtually revolutionizing night-vision. Using…

Robotic hand updates itself

Robotic arms have been around for quite a long time. The manipulation that they perform is a common action as well as still a challenging problem. In order to perform in-hand manipulation on a sophisticated level, Professor Aaron Dollar and…