Posts Tagged ‘Engineering’

Coke-Mentos Fueled LEGO Drag Racing

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Engineers at Abo Akademi University in Finland figured out a fueling system for LEGO drag racing: Coke & Mentos. Found at YouTube from aboakademi.

Artificial Skin

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

A butterfly tips the scales on a super sensor to determine weight and pressure, part of research project on artificial skin. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Microcellular Pac-Man

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Stanford physicist Ingmar Riedel-Kruse has begun developing “biotic games” involving paramecia and other living organisms. He hopes the games lead to advances in education and crowd-sourcing of laboratory research while helping to raise the level of public discourse on bio-related issues. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

How Quartz Watches Work

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Since I’ve no doubt this is a topic that has kept you awake at night, I offer you Bill Hammack, professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois, who explains how a quartz watch keeps ticking. Found at YouTube from engineerguyvideo.

Three Cheers For Science!

Monday, November 29th, 2010

The Science Cheerleaders–current and former professional NBA and NFL cheerleaders who are also scientists and engineers–perform LIVE at the U.S.A. Science and Engineering Festival in Washington D.C., October 23-24, 2010. Found at YouTube from sciencecheerleader.

Little Red Riding Hood According To Engineers

Sunday, April 5th, 2009