“Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.”
Technology is taking us to some remarkable places!
Explore the innovators and innovations that are moving us forward!
8 minute lesson
Can robots really make music? The musician Jason Barnes would probably say yes, and then blow you away with his cyborg drumming hand. Here’s his story and how music and robots are colliding!
6 minute lesson
Can an image change the way we think about ourselves? In 1996 an image that looked deep into space did! This is the story of the Hubble Deep Field image and how it changed the way we think about our place in the universe.
9 minute lesson
Did you know video games could potentially be used as medicine? Researchers are finding ways to use gaming to help treat things like ADHD, autism, and depression!
5 minute lesson
The natural world is filled with the beauty of geometry. Meet some scientists using chemistry to create crystal nanoflowers that push the limits of nature and explore new frontiers of science.
7 minute lesson
Ian Burkhart and the folks at NeuroLife are reconnecting brain to body even after the debilitating effects of a spinal injury.
When astronauts leave Earth’s protective atmosphere, they need a little help from a space suit to keep them safe from the dangers of space
Open Bionics is creating open source bionic arm technology! The Hero Arm changes lives, looks cool, and is available to anyone with a 3D printer!
Biomimicry is taking inspiration from the elegant simplicity of nature’s design. Human technology that imitates the natural world works better!
11 minute lesson
At the University of Illinois-Chicago, engineers are changing the way we experience virtual reality by making it a group experience!
Gardening in space could be the key to living on other planets! Here’s how astronauts on the International Space Station are growing some of the first plants in space.
3 minute lesson
You may not have heard of sisal, but this plant has the power to change lives! Meet the man who has figured out how.
Scientists are able to learn more about the lives of dinosaurs than ever before because they can look inside their bones! Look at these amazing discoveries…
4 minute lesson
Foldscope, a paper microscope, takes about one dollar to create, but it’s changing education and medicine around the world.
The BrainPort V100 is making it possible for people without sight to navigate the world better…by using their tongues.
Can you make art with drones? The performance of Drone 100 tells us yes. Take a look at this remarkable combination of technology and art.
The human computers responsible for modern computing are some of the great people lost to history. Here’s how they are inspiring a new generation of coders!
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