ALON – Aluminium Armor

What are the requirements for Iron Man armor material??? It must be light in weight and must dodge a bullet. Surmet Corporation has been selling this material from times now, it is nothing but a glass called ALON in short. The ALON stands for Aluminum oxynitride. It is a ceramic composed of Aluminum, Oxygen and Nitrogen….

Nano Technology – Generating energy from clothing

The Nano technology fabric can harvest energy from motion could one day lead to clothing that can power portable electronics through Piezoelectric effect. At Georgia Institute of Technology Zhong Lin Wang designed the new fabric based on a phenomenon called the piezoelectric effect. This effect occurs when mechanical pressure is applied to piezoelectric materials it causes a…

Cloud Sofa – Sleep on the cloud

The Cloud Levitating Sofa may be coolest furniture ever designed by the engineers. David Koo and Zheng Yawei are the two Hong Kong designers came up with the idea of a floating sofa which appears like a cloud. In the Cloud sofa, the soft floating upper part is supported by the magnetic force generated by the…

Floating cities of the future

LiLypad: Lilypad or Floating ecopolis is a model designed by Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut for future climatic refugees. Lilypad is a kind of floating city that uses only renewable energy resources and emits zero carbon emission. He suggested this model as a solution for rising of Sea water level. As per the design concept, the Lilypad…

Lasting Friendship of Ford and Edison

 In 1896, after building quadricycle, Henry Ford got the opportunity to meet the famous inventor Thomas Alva Edison at a convention in New York.  Edison was then started his work, an electric powered car. Thomas Alva Edison was the boyhood Hero of Mr. Henry Ford.  Henry Ford is much pleased with the idea of electric…

Nao – The Humanoid Robot

Nao is a humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics, Paris. It is a best robot to have in home and it is a perfect present for your kids. It is one of the best humanoid robot. With 58 cm in height, NAO is first humanoid robot. He has continually been evolving since the beginning of his…

Stephen Hawking

Stephen William Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Center for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England, to Frank (1905–1986). Disability: Hawking has a rare early-onset slow-progressing form of amyotrophic lateral…