Friday, February 28, 2014

Lockheed Martin, Speaking of the future, Advanced directions, and the value of research

...the true value of research is not in the answer you get that you know you were looking for, but in the answer you find that you didn't know to look for."
Research, inherently a journey, a blind journey as it seems, where you're led by bread crumbs of tantalizing possibilities.
Research, looking for and finding things you didn't know to look for when you began the journey.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Stronger than steel, lighter than water...3d printed microtrusses

Jens Bauer and his team at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany have created a 3d printed material that is stronger than steel and lighter than water. More here.