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CMU West offers tour de Silicon Valley

Carnegie Mellon’s West Coast campus, situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, stands inside NASA’s Moffett Field facility. The facility — a place of innovation...

How Things Work: Aphrodisiacs

What is it about some things that make you stop in your tracks and go “Damn!”? Such is the nature of an aphrodisiac. Throughout history, a potent aphrodisiac...

Scitech Briefs

Northern Hemisphere hottest in centuries It is sunny in February and 60 degrees in January. Have you tried remembering the last time it was this warm?...

Motorola SLVR combines form and function

On the heels of creating the first revolution in cell phone design in years, Motorola has finally released a follow-up to the 10-million-selling RAZR....

Research Profiles: Robotics Institute part 2

The Medical Robotics Technology Center (MRTC) and the Vision & Autonomous Systems Center (VASC) at Carnegie Mellon have been collaborating on what...

Experiment of the week: Satellite used to study general relativity

Gravity Probe B, a well-endowed NASA/Stanford satellite, is at this moment orbiting the Earth. The satellite’s main feature is its four perfectly spherical,...

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