Since we seem to be on the topic of fantastical power sources today, it’s my solemn duty to inform you that respected airplane manufacturer Boeing has aspirations to build a jet engine powered by lasers and nuclear explosions.
Inspired by the brilliant getaway mechanism of octopi and squids who use a blast of water to propel themselves away from danger, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering in Germany have developed a similarly stealthy propulsion system for boats and submarines. And it can be created with a…
Say hello to the Mermaid, a self-propelled endoscopy device used to photograph your digestive tract.
Wavejet, a low-powered motor system that fits into a traditional-sized surfboard and could change the way surfers catch waves (or at least how quickly), has exited the pipedream phase with a big launch in Orlando. Cue the purist moaning...now!