STEM: Meet NASA’s DragonFly Titan (Saturn’s Moon) Explorer

“NASA’s Dragonfly rotorcraft-lander is seen approaching Saturn’s exotic moon Titan in this animation. Taking advantage of Titan’s dense atmosphere and low gravity, Dragonfly will explore dozens of locations across the icy world, sampling and measuring the compositions of Titan’s organic surface materials to characterize the habitability of Titan’s environment and investigate the progression of prebiotic chemistry. “ Learn more here: https://go.nasa.gov/2ISRQac If you love STEM … Continue reading STEM: Meet NASA’s DragonFly Titan (Saturn’s Moon) Explorer

Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

OK, I save almost everything techy: Computers, printers, electronic test equipment (stay tuned for an upcoming “Archaeological Dig”), Videoconferencing stuff, CD’s, telephones, well……the list goes on and on and on and on……I got a lot of stuff in that garage. The problem is, I pack the stuff away very nicely, and after 20 years or so, I forget what I have, or what I no … Continue reading Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

iRobot Terra Robotic Lawnmower

Reading the IEEE Spectrum this morning, I saw the announcement for the iRobot Terra Robotic Lawnmower. How cool is this? Soon…..I will not only never have to vacuum the inside of our house, but, I will no longer have to mow my lawn. The first thing I will need to do is add these battery operated navigation “beacons” to my yard (no more burying wire) … Continue reading iRobot Terra Robotic Lawnmower