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The life of Brian (Brian Schmidt, Nobel Laureate)

I attended a talk yesterday organised by QUT Science and Engineering featuring Nobel Laureate cosmologist Brian Schmidt talking about the big bang or “gnab gib” (big bang spelled backwards), i.e. expansion and end of the universe.  What a great communicator Brian Schmidt is! He…

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Bionic ‘Skippy’ saves energy spent jumping

BionicKangaroo – energy-efficient jump kinematics based on a natural model Festo has reproduced the unique way a kangaroo moves. The mechanical can recover the energy it spent jumping, store it and efficiently use it for the next jump. Almost like the…