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Robots Should Help Us To Assemble Furniture

Robots Should Help Us To Assemble Furniture

Settle down in the new apartment, ordering new furniture from Ikea and assemble them is not at all an easy task. Assembling Ikea furniture from a complicated set of images without having either you or the item in question fall apart. So what is the solution for this? Well, Researchers at the University of Southern […]

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Salk architecture – study detail

Salk architecture – study detail

(peaceful piano music) – My name is Lily Robinson, I’m an architect and a tour guide here at the Salk Institute. The courtyard is flanked by 36 individual studies housed in study towers. These provide a quiet place for scientific contemplation for the PI’s, the principal investigators or senior level scientists. The towers at the […]

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HiClip: Both Ancient and Modern

HiClip: Both Ancient and Modern

This image of the floor of an old impact crater in Arabia Terra shows evidence of multiple different geological processes both ancient and modern. The linear ridges and scarps formed eons ago perhaps as fractures filled with lava or some other dark material that is more resistant to erosion than the surrounding materials in the […]

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Salk architecture –  interstitial space

Salk architecture – interstitial space

(peaceful piano music) – Hello, I’m Don McKahan, an architectural docent here at the Salk Institute. One of the amazing design features of the Salk Institute is the flexibility and efficiency of these buildings. There are over 50 different laboratories here that require support from mechanical and electrical systems and it all comes together here […]

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