Daily Archives: 04.09.2021

Review: Huawei MateView monitor

The Huawei MateView has a 28.2 inch display With so many of us spending so much time in front of a screen, it has never been more important for the display we use to meet our needs and hence people are looking for more from their display devices. Huawei’s MateView is the Chinese manufacturer’s first flagship standalone monitor aimed at ...

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From Movement Kinematics to Object Properties: Online Recognition of Human Carefulness

Humans are able to adapt their movements according to properties, such as weight, size, shape, or temperature, of the objects we interact with. Robots that collaborate with humans should know how to interpret such implicit signals. As most previous studies focused on the physical properties of handled objects, a recent paper investigates the carefulness (the caution and attention that humans ...

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Firefly’s Alpha rocket explodes on inaugural test launch

The first test flight of Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha launch vehicle ended in a fiery explosion. Credit: Gene Blevins / LA Daily News. The first test flight of Firefly Aerospace’s privately-developed Alpha small satellite launcher ended in a fiery failure soon after liftoff Thursday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The rocket roared away from its pad at Space Launch ...

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The Galactic Beauty of Star Formation

I’d never seen galaxy images like this before. Nobody had! These images highlight star forming regions in nearby(ish) galaxies. There are still a number of unanswered questions surrounding how star formation actually occurs. To answer those questions, we are observing galaxies that are actively forming stars within giant clouds of gas. Until recently, we didn’t have the resolution needed to ...

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