ASU team competing in hyperloop finals
ABC 15 | August 25, 2017
Team AzLoop is getting ready to compete in the hyperloop contest. The fastest pod to the end, without crashing, wins it all.
"The Farthest" brings NASA's Voyager missions back to Earth
Scientific American | August 25, 2017
“Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are robots, and they went out there alone, so it can be easy to forget that it was people who did this—people with feelings and flaws, hopes and fears, who built their lives around these two spacecraft for a period of time,” says Jim Bell, a planetary scientist at Arizona State University and author of The Interstellar Age, who is featured in the film.
Large non-native species like donkeys can boost biodiversity
New Scientist | August 25, 2017
But that’s wrong, says Erick Lundgren of Arizona State University. He says it is increasingly hard to tell where such animals “belong”.
New study shows boxing's early toll on Muhammad Ali
The Wall Street Journal | August 23, 2017
In writing Ali’s biography, one of us, Jonathan Eig, wondered when Ali’s speech began to decline and whether that decline could be tied to boxing. Eig contacted the other two authors of this piece—Julie Liss and Visar Berisha, scientists at Arizona State University who specialize in analyzing speech for signs of cognitive and motor impairment.
Mini-antennas could power brain-computer interfaces, medical devices
Science Magazine | August 22, 2017
Rudy Diaz, an electrical engineer at Arizona State University in Tempe, likes the concept and execution, but he suspects that in a consumer device or inside the body the antennas will give off too much heat because of their high energy density.