robots

robots

Ace your after-school activities: Build a robot from scratch with our LEGO Robotics class
March 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered how to program robots to do even the simplest task? Well,  it takes a lot of background work, to say the least. But in our LEGO Robotics after-school program, we teach students how to build a LEGO Mindstorm NXT robot from scratch — and how to program it to perform certain […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.28.08)
August 28, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: audreyjm529 So here’s what went down after you logged off. Paleontologists have found the fossil of a 75-million year old pregnant turtle – something that has never before been found. We’re lucky to have the Gueymard telescope – one of the largest in the country for public viewing – right in our backyard. […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.19.08)
August 19, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

He really knows himself. photo credit: robertpaulyoung So here’s what went down after you logged off. I reflect, therefore, I am: commonly known in elephants, dolphins and great apes, self-recognition has long been deemed a key determinate of advanced cognitive abilities in animals. Now, we’ve discovered that magpies can do it. Back to school: kids […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.18.08)
August 18, 2008 · 1 Comment

photo credit: Kiwi Flickr So here’s what went down after you logged off. Robots: they’re so hot right now. A new surveillance bot looks really cool – but it’s also extremely noisy (and so not very good for surveillance.) And – this robot could save your life. A humpback whale has lost its way, somehow ending up […]



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