After announcing Internet.org last year, an initiative to improve Internet access across the globe, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the Connectivity Lab, a new team of scientists that has been working on the ambitious project. He said that the Connectivity Lab would develop “new platforms for connectivity on the ground, in the air and in orbit,” according to a post on Internet.org on Thursday.
OpenROV is an open source robotic submarine designed to make underwater exploration possible for everyone. Flying the ROV is a lot like playing a video game. The interface is hosted as a webserver from the ROV that allows you to control its movements with your computer’s keyboard and see it’s video feed on your screen.
The Great Wall of China is undoubtedly one of the great wonders of this world. Here some interesting facts about it.
1. It is really really really really long, longer than you think… If you added the length of all the defensive walls created in China over the last 2,000 years, and lined them end to end, then the total length (apx. 31,070 miles) would reach 1.25 times around the Earth (apx. circumference 24,854 miles).
The Solar Impulse 2 is to be officially presented today, but its construction didn’t happen in a day. Watch this video and understand the steps that had to be taken when you’re looking towards attempting the First #RTW Solar Flight!
An-225 Mriya which was built in Ukraine is the heaviest airlift cargo aircraft ever taken off in the sky. It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the largest airplane in the world; it is the heaviest aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes and the biggest heavier-than-air aircraft in terms of length and wingspan in operational service.
“Car L” meets the lions. The remote controlled 4×4 camera buggy gets up close and personal as it is stalked by this curious pride of lions in Botswana.