Captain Kirk called space the final frontier on "Star Trek" in the 1960s. Decades later, humans remain fascinated with outer space and have brought up the possibility of living somewhere beyond Earth. Titan, Europa, and other moons have conditions that could support human life. However, the primary target for scientists has been Mars. And, it appears that life on Mars could … [Read more...] about How Realistic Are 3D-Printed Homes on Mars?
First Hurricane Florence; then Hurricane Michael close on its heels, the devastation from the latter rocking Mexico Beach and leaving it in shambles, four states suffering in the aftermath, human lives in the balance, the death toll from the class 4 storm numbering at least 32. How could big data and our advanced IoT technology help mitigate the effects of disasters like … [Read more...] about How Big Data and IoT are Helping Natural Disaster Predictions (and Relief)
The journey to the cloud can be a long and complicated process for any company, regardless of size. Now imagine how monumental of a task it is for an agency like NASA. Seeing the potential benefits offered through cloud computing, NASA decided to move many of its operations to the cloud starting in March 2013. The process started small and grew gradually, making for an enormous … [Read more...] about From Space to the Cloud: NASA Embraces Cloud Computing