03.07.13 - Space exploration has long been about reaching far off destinations but now there's a race to exploit new frontiers by mining their minerals.› Read the BBC News article →
02.07.13 - When Mark Chung, founder of Verdigris Technologies, returned from a three-week vacation to find a $500 spike in his electric bill, he was dumbfounded. All he had was a bill from PG&E detailing his aggregate usage for the month. A bevy of questions ran through his head: What was the energy hog? And why was it so hard to figure out?
02.07.13 - TechEdSat is a NASA Ames Research Center 1U CubeSat built by San Jose State University student interns, in partnership with NRP tenant AAC Microtec. AAC Microtec provided the avionics and technical support to the NASA team.
02.05.13 - The 1960s TV series Star Trek was as popular for its plots as for its imaginary, futuristic technologies. One of those 23rd century technologies, the tricorder, is becoming a 21st century reality.
Entrepreneurs are lining up for liftoff and are hoping to cash in big› Read the U.S. News & World Report article (1.5MB)
02.28.12 - Exercise programs that make bold claims is nothing new. But a new kind of workout has grabbed the attention of Bay Area athletes, rescuers and NASA scientists.› View CBS Article →
02.06.12 - Get 2 hours of exercise in just 20 minutes. It sounds like a dream come true for anyone who has struggled with weight loss, churned through countless diets, and spent hour after hour at the gym...› View San Jose Mercury News Article →
11.17.11 - New imagery available through Carnegie Mellon's GigaPan Time Machine lets users move in space and time to explore the sun, a beehive or the chlorophyll content of the oceans.› View the Scientific American article →
11.16.11 - Who knew the basic design of a moon rover could be found at your local pet shop?› View the S.F. Gate article →
02.01.12 - Martin Griss, director of Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley and the Disaster Management Initiative, explains how to build technologies that will make a difference for individuals and their communities. He spoke at NASA's Disaster Resiliency Panel held at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif.› Watch CBS SmartPlanet Video →