Who hasn't looked at the night sky and asked in awe, "How can I
capture that?" A motor-driven star tracker won't let you grab a star,
but it will let a camera track the movement of the stars so you can take
spectacular photos. The trick involves setting the proper tracking rate
and pointing the motor in the proper direction. Camera ready ... "Beam
us up, Scotty."
Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region. I’ve been referring to it as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), not to be confused with the plain old Internet of Things (IoT). Others refer to it as the Connected Industry, the smart factory concept, M2M, data extraction, and so on.
Some of the biggest self-assembled building blocks and structures made from engineered DNA have been developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute. The largest, a hexagonal prism, is one-tenth the size of an average bacterium.
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