Tardigrade mysteries

What’s nearly indestructible, cute as a button, and often misunderstood? Tardigrades. These little creatures are amazing. They can go into suspended animation, which allows them to survive temperatures as high as 150C and as low as -200C, radiation that would absolutely fry any other organism’s DNA, and pretty much any other extreme environment you can think of (Including, but not limited to, actual space!) And they’re all around you. They live basically anywhere there’s water…

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Deep Space Dreams: Earth to Outer Space

When a Satellite in space sends out a signal, does anyone hear it? Yes! The NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN) is our ears to the universe. It’s the world’s largest and most sensitive scientific telecommunications system for making and receive long-distance calls between Earth and outer reaches of our solar system! Whether we are communicating with Curiosity Rover on Mars or with the Voyager-1 probe in the interstellar space, the communication passes daily through the NASA’s Deep…

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Our Artificial Intelligence-based Asteroid Collision Risk Prediction project @ Future World 2018 Conference Toronto

The Future World 2018 Conference is being held in Toronto on 9 June 2018. The focus of the event is on: The rise of robots, artificial intelligence, and smart machines. The conference will explore how machine learning, robotics, and AI are transforming our world. To put it very mildly, the event excites us. But we have been looking forward to this events for weeks as it is bringing together people who are on frontlines of application in…

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Thank you @MakerExpo 2018: The Maker Journey Continues!

HotPopRobot Family team already set up at the start of MakerExpo on 2 June 2018 The MakerExpo held over 2 days from 2-3 June 2018 in Kitchener ended successfully. We participated in this event for the first time and we enjoyed it very much. It was a busy weekend for us. Over the course of two days, we exhibited several of our projects, gave two speaker talks, fought with our robots in the BattleBots competition,…

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