Drones In The Antarctic

San Diego California researchers are deploying new tools to study the Antarctic’s underwater food web and for the first time they’re using autonomous drones to more safely explore the Antarctic underwater universe.

SciTech Now Episode 520

In this episode of SciTech Now, Tiny injectable devices fighting cancer; decoding NASA’s time capsule; Drones exploring the Antarctic; and tools to learn coding.

Self-Thinking Drones

Driver-less cars are already on the streets in some places. Now, Central New York, Scientist are moving from the roads to the skies designing and testing drones that can think for themselves.

SciTech Now Episode 514

 In this episode of SciTech Now, discover how researchers are testing drones that can think for themselves; Is the Internet affecting the creative side of our Brains; a 4D VR experience to the Moon; and a solution to rainwater and its many pollutants.

Fighting Fires with Technology

In an effort to save lives, firefighters in Syracuse, New York are utilizing the latest technology to fight fires. Let’s take a look at how Engine One Company is testing new equipment like high-tech thermal imaging drones.

Stem Mobile Aviation Lab

Fifth grade teacher Tiffany Randall knows how hard it is to get her entire classroom of children excited about learning. To encourage enthusiasm for science, Randall has teamed up with the Stem Mobile Aviation Lab that utilizes drones VR goggles and flight simulators to teach students about physics aerospace and programming. We go inside the […]

Creating artificial intelligence

Advancements in technology now afford scientists greater opportunities to explore space. In 2006, New Horizons spacecraft was launched on a mission to take images of Pluto. Flyover images from the spacecraft reveal a new perspective on Pluto.

SciTech Now episode 420

In this episode of SciTech Now, we see how humans have an impact on our oceans; how to protect today’s highly computerized cars from hackers; exploring space; and discovering new ways to give robots and drones brains of their own.  

Learn about the next generation of drones

Drones are being used by everyone from television producers, to scientists, to your next door neighbor. As drone usage becomes more and more common, engineers continue to expand the impact this technology has on the global community. Serial entrepreneur and advisor to many startups and digital media teams, Brian Hecht joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss […]

SciTech Now Episode 415

In this episode of SciTech Now, we discover the molecular basis for the glowworm’s bioluminescence; learn about the next generation of drones; using facial recognition technology as a diagnostic tool to determine health risk; and a new solar power facility in Tampa Bay.