21. AI Rescues Firefighters, NASA Prints Spacecraft Parts, Plug & Play Prosthetics
In this episode, we talk about a new machine learning model developed by NIST to predict flashover in burning buildings and protect firefighters, NASA’s new ultrasonic additive manufacturing approach, and an affordable, high performance athletic prosthetic.
In this episode, we talk about a joint effort between MIT, CalTech, and ETH Zurich to create a lightweight nanostructured material capable of providing better impact resistance than kevlar on a per mass basis, NASA JPL and CalTech students proving that weather balloons capable of reading seismic...
In this episode, we talk about a graduate student’s thesis which resulted in a robot that’ll allow you to hug loved ones that are far away, how artificial photosynthesis might hold the key to our energy crisis, and a novel technique to conduct spinal stimulation therapy via non-invasive...
In this episode, we talk about NASA’s new packable solar sail for deep space travel, how to prevent cyber attacks by fixing memory vulnerabilities, and how flying robots could be the solution to our space trash problem.
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