In this episode of SciTech Now, battle of the beetles; solar power to save lives; the wizarding world of coding; and maintaining a clean ocean based economy.
Complete with solar panels, GPS and satellite technology, an ocean-going drone named “Blackbeard the Wave Glider” provides oceanographers new opportunities to study the soundscape of the sea.
It is the largest and perhaps most famous private residence in the nation. When it was completed back in the 1890s by the Vanderbilt family, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, incorporated the latest technology of the time. Today, the Vanderbilt family continues that legacy.