Posted in Transportation

A CAR BASED ON CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY AHEAD OF ITS TIME: THE TUCKER “TORPEDO” 1948.

Preston Thomas Tucker was the US designer and entrepreneur responsible of the conception of the Tucker Automobile, a.k.a. Tucker “Torpedo” launched in 1948. The car was briefly produced in Chicago during 1948 and only 51 cars…

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Posted in BioTech

THE END OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION? THE FUTURE OF HUMAN “ORGAN PRINTING”.

To define this we must quote what is a printable organ, which is an artificially constructed device designed for organ replacement, produced using 3D printing technologies. The primary purpose of this technology is for transplantation…

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Posted in Ancient Inventions

A REQUEST MADE FROM FERDINAND I de’ MEDICI IN 1588 TO REPRESENT THE UNIVERSAL MACHINERY THAT GOVERNS THE WORLD: THE SANTUCCI´s ARMILLARY SPHERE.

In my recent visit to Florence, I was amazed with this Armillary sphere which is the largest in the world ever constructed. An armillary sphere is a model that represents the objects in the sky which…

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Posted in Ancient Inventions

HOW A BOOK PUBLISHED IN 1509 INSPIRED THE WAY WE APPLY TODAY GEOMETRY TO ARCHITECTURE, VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN: “DE DIVINA PROPORTIONE”

HOW A BOOK PUBLISHED IN 1509 INSPIRED THE WAY WE APPLY TODAY GEOMETRY TO ARCHITECTURE, VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN: “DE DIVINA PROPORTIONE”

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Posted in Physics

THE OTHER UNIVERSE WHERE QUANTUM STATES EXIST: QUANTUM COMPUTING.

The applications of quantum computing will be endless…

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Posted in Science Fiction

MU-TH-UR 6000: HOW THE ALIEN MOVIE SAGA DEFINE THE DANGERS AROUND A.I. AUTONOMOUS COMPUTERS.

The MU-TH-UR 6000 aka “MOTHER” was a 182 model 2.1 terabyte AI computer that served as the mainframe for the Nostromo spaceship. “MOTHER” auto-piloted the ship while the crew were in hypersleep monitoring their activities,…

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Posted in Physics

ARE WE ABLE TO CO-EXIST IN TWO DIFFERENT PLACES ACCORDING TO QUANTUM MECHANICS?: THE SCHRÖDINGER`s CAT EXPERIMENT

#quantummechanics #multiverse The Schrödinger’s cat is an experiment based on thought considerations, proposed by the Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger around 1935. The experiment establishes that a cat may be simultaneously both alive and dead at…

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Posted in Science Fiction

ONE OF THE FIRST ROBOTS DEPICTED IN THE EARLY CINEMA YEARS AND THEIR INFLUENCE: THE “MASCHINENMENSCH” 

#scifi #cinema #android The Maschinenmensch, which from german translation means “robot” or more specific “machine-man”, was one of the main fictional characters in Fritz Lang’s film Metropolis, played by German actress Brigitte Helm in both…

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Posted in Digital

A VIDEO GAME CONSOLE WHICH COINED THE TERM “Intelligent Television”: THE INTELLIVISION

The Intellivision was a home video game entertainment system launched by Mattel Electronics in 1979. The name Intellivision came from the sentence “intelligent television”. Development of the system started in 1978, few months after the…

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Posted in Inventions

THE WAY THE SUN CHANGED OUR DAILY LIVES: EINSTEINs REMARKS ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY.

#Energy #solar #electricity Mr. Einstein quotes about sun energy from 1905 point that the energy of the sun was “unexploited” since we are not taking into account all its potential. Per Einstein´s research at that…

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Posted in E.T. Intelligence

THE LAST WORDS OF A MAN WHO WARNED ABOUT IGNORANCE AND POWER, WORDS WHICH NOW ARE MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER: SAGAN’s LAST INTERVIEW WITH CHARLIE ROSE AIRED ON MAY 1996.

“We’ve arranged a society on science and technology in which nobody understands anything about science and technology, and this combustible mixture of ignorance and power sooner or later is going to blow up in our…

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Posted in Digital

UNDERSTANDING THE ORIGINS OF A VIDEO GAME LEGEND: PAC-MAN

#videogames #invention #80s #arcade Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan by 1980, created by Japanese video game designer Toru Iwatani. Pac-Man is considered one of the classics of the video…

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