On Billy's Blog, Billy Hurley, Digital Editorial Manager, writes stories about new and innovative achievements in design engineering, from industrial robots and autonomous vehicles to 3D printers and see-through solar cells. Along with other Tech Briefs writers and editors, Billy shares his opinions, poses questions to readers, and finds the fun, interesting, and unexpected stories behind today's leading-edge inventions.
University of Central Florida researchers are developing a human-like way for large machines to cool off and keep from overheating: Letting the machines "breathe."
Watch below as the Perseverance rover and its Ingenuity helicopter make their way to Mars.
Watch below as NASA experts review how they plan to return samples from the surface of Mars back to Earth.
Watch NASA experts review this week's preparations, as the Perseverance rover launches and begins its journey to Mars.
You can design the best product in the world but what if the parts, assemblies, and sub-components for your idea aren’t there?