High Tech Farming- Drones, GPS, & ROBOTS!



Examples of remote sensing in agriculture, top to bottom: vegetation density, water deficit and crop stress.

Image: Susan Moran/NASA

High Tech Farming now includes Drones, GPS, ROBOTS and more, oh my!

Wow, just 100 years ago farming in the U.S. went from animal power…to  combustion engines!

However, these past 20 years global positioning system (GPS), electronic sensors and other new tools see farming well ensconced in technology.

What’s next?

Unexplained lights in space!




PIA19185_ipImage: NASA, JPL


So, there are lights on the dwarf planet Ceres – that the brightest minds cannot explain – only guess at!

What do you think is happening?

Drones for Good!


and this year’s winner is________!

Usually, that is for most drones, a tending to crash into stationary objects would be seen as, well, as a flaw in their design.

“Gimball” excels at this and just won the ‘drones for good award.’

Why do you think this would be an asset – an ideas?

2014 Top Science Breakthroughs (World Science Festival)

BIRD-DNAWhat do you think they were?
Did you already hear about any??

Check it out.

Engineer their light!






Be an engineer – create light!

Why Ruth (Siang Nuk) Tie is an engineering student.

Check out the video about light for homes/families in the dark.

Does that seem like a simple design?

Try learning code with “Frozen”

Picture1tumblr_inline_nfa2lwJoDG1s7qct1Check this out – Disney has created a way to learn code with “Frozen.”

How did it go for you?

Or, do you already know something about coding?

CMU inventions among Popular Science’s Best of What’s New!


Four inventions that trace their roots back to Carnegie Mellon University are among Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” for 2014. Check it out!
What is your favorite?