This Shape-Shifting Robot Is Both Creepy And Cute

This Shape-Shifting Robot Is Both Creepy And Cute

This robot was designed by researchers at Stanford, and its versatility is pretty darn impressive. It can put out small fires, open valves, and navigate through spikes and glue. Hopefully it can one day be mass produced incredibly cheaply and be used for all sorts of things, like surgery, search and rescue missions, and getting things…

High-Energy "Trap" Found In The Center Of The Milky Way

High-Energy "Trap" Found In The Center Of The Milky Way

Scientists have discovered that the center of our galaxy may trap some of the highest-energy cosmic rays, producing bursts of gamma-rays that head our way. The study was carried out by an international team of astronomers, using data from the High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS) in Namibia and NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope in, well,…