Life Changing Inventions of the 20th Century!

From things you use every day to technology you couldn’t live without…stay tuned to number 1 to find out the most important inventions of the 20th century! Number 10: The Radio. Long before there was the Internet, long before there was television, there was the radio. And, despite superior technologies being around today, it’s something […]

Solar-powered flight across the Pacific – World Record broken

The Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight in an aircraft powered by the sun. Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard are alternately piloting the plane, and Piccard broke the record at the time. The Solar Impulse took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of […]

Solar (Freaking) Impulse – A Solar Airplane That Uses Solar Energy

Once upon a time there were two men that had a dream that went beyond your imagination introducing Solar Impulse Uhh… So wait Is it just like a simple plane? No it uses no fuel No fuel? No fuel, no petrol, not one single drop But how?! Because of solar cells Solar Impulse is a […]

Always dreamed of flying? On these moons, you can. | Michelle Thaller

Matt, you asked the question, can we go skateboarding on the moon or Mars? Or would this be more of a hoverboard scenario. Well, both the moon and Mars have a weaker surface gravity than the Earth does, so you don’t weigh as much on the moon or Mars as you do here. But there […]

Solar Impulse Airplane – Solar Impulse 2 Wings – #Discover

72 metres long, covered in solar cells, ultra light, and allowing Solar Impulse to fly day and night This is the Solar Impulse wing An extraordinary flight called for an extraordinary wing to be built wider than a Boeing-747 Solar Impulse 2 has a wingspan of 72 metres an additional 9 metres from the prototype […]

The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargo cheaper, greener, and faster, through the air, going forward. This is the future of flight. With the first all-electric twin-engine, self-powered aircraft successfully crossing the English Channel this month, and the ongoing effort of the Solar Impulse team to become […]

Why peregrine falcons are the fastest animals on earth

When I googled the “fastest animal” this is what I got. A cheetah. A cheetah. A little mammal bias maybe? The truly fastest animal on Earth has a max speed 3 times greater than the cheetah. Peregrine falcons can leisurely cruise through the skies between 40 and 60 miles per hour, but when they’re diving […]