Posts filed under ‘Science/Technology/Engineering/Math News’

Roomba Robot

I thought a few of you might get a kick out of this neat roomba robot project where they made a Pacman game using the roomba vacuum cleaners.  If this interests you, make sure you read the rules for Battery Buggy and Junkyard Challenge.

November 9, 2009 at 8:26 pm

Article on Understanding Science Concepts

Here is an interesting article about a study that Ohio State did.

January 30, 2009 at 1:30 pm

Cryptography – A secret science

I came across an interesting article on Slashdot about a challenge the FBI has issued relating to cracking a code.  The study of this type of excercise is called crytography.  This is something I remember being highly interested in while in middle school and early high school.  Studying this develops some great logic skills and is a great time killer on long road trips.  Here is a link to a pretty good tutorial site that has some examples and such.  So if you’re bored try this one.

Huf dryd oui ryja kuddah drec uha dno cusadrehk y meddma ryntan.  Oui’mm kad silr paddan yd nalukhewehk byddanhc mega tuipma maddmanc yht nalukhewehk dra sucd lussah maddanc eh dra ymbrypad.

December 30, 2008 at 2:38 am

Science News for this Week – Jellyfish

Here is a neat article at Discover magazine about the growth of jellyfish populations.

For those students interested in ecology, this is a must read.

December 16, 2008 at 1:44 pm

Science News for this Week

Here a few science and tech news stories that you might be interested in.

Scientists Fear Technology May Be Rewiring Our Brains

Small Underwater Currents Could Be the Next Big Thing in Alternative Energy

Opening Up The Last Part Of Electromagnetic Spectrum

Destructive Koobface virus turns up on Facebook

December 5, 2008 at 12:09 am

Two new greenhouse gases you might not have heard about

USA today has an intersting article about a couple of greenhouse gases other than carbon dioxide.

October 28, 2008 at 12:19 am

The First Video Game

Here is a really interesting article on the first video game that I thought everyone would enjoy.  Pay close attention to the reason the game was created and what was used in its creation.

The first video game

October 23, 2008 at 7:44 pm


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