Why We’re Witnessing the Resurgence of Sci-Fi Films and TV Series

A revered figure in the Sci-Fi realm, Ridley Scott famously pronounced the death of science-fiction films in 2007. After a spectacular couple of years, perhaps it’s safe to say however a new era of Sci-Fi is set to dawn upon the film industry landscape. Already millions of people are dusting their Chewbacca costumes for the next Star Wars trilogy, with ...

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Xsens MVN Biomech is the Future in 3-D Motion Tracking

The sports world and its athletes are going to be taking training to a whole new level. A new system for tracking body movements and acceleration was released earlier this year. MVN Biomech, is a human motion, measurement system that captures the full range of movement from the smallest twitches to the most dynamic movements the human body can do. ...

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The Future of Electronics in Space Technology

Electronics components used for space applications are subjected to harsh environments such as radiation, intense vibration and extreme temperatures. Radiation can cause deterioration with long term exposure or by a single event upset (SEU). The trend towards smaller integrated circuits has increased the probability of a SEU. However, the narrower oxide gate in these electronic parts reduces the number of ...

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What is Agile Development?

It might be best to start by explaining what was happening before Agile Development became the latest IT development methodology. Traditionally, software development has been a systematic, orderly four step process, starting with analysing what is required to complete the task, designing the software, coding, and finally testing. This is called the Waterfall method. This strategy has its own set ...

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space adventure

We don’t know yet what – if any – currency card will be used in space, however we are now living in a time where the dream of space tourism is tantalisingly close to fulfilment. It will happen in many of our lifetimes, although there are a couple of limitations to bear in mind. One is timescale – the first ...

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