CubeSats

by Nakshatra Gopi   |   July 17, 2021

Let’s start off with what “CubeSats” are, and how they are different from other small satellites. Any satellite that weighs less than 300 kg is called a small satellite, but a CubeSat must adhere to more specific size, shape, and...

Paradox Free Time Travel

by Viren Varma   |   July 11, 2021

“People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” – Albert Einstein. It’s a worry of physics enthusiasts who believe in the notion of “Time Travel” everywhere....

Bionics, Biomimetics and Robotics

by Shobuj Paul   |   July 11, 2021

Let us get the boring part out of the way and define those three terms in the title. Biomimetics is when we look at how biological systems work and try to replicate the same movements and systems with electromechanical components....

Holographic Memory

by Soma Anil Kumar   |   July 05, 2021

Holographic Memory The word holography might fill your mind with 3-D images, but what the term essentially means is to record a unique photographic image of something that can be stored and later retrieved. The definition of holography hints at...

Concrete: The Way You've Not Seen It

by Harshavardhan S   |   July 05, 2021

Introduction Concrete, as we know it today, is a mixture of cement, water, and some aggregates along with it. After Portland Cement was patented in 1824, concrete came out to the world as one of the most useful materials ever...