Tag: atlas

This is ATLAS, a life-sized robot that will hopefully one day save people’s lives in disaster zones where it may be too dangerous to send a real human. The robot is pretty much complete except for the most important part — it’s brain — which will be handed off to top universities in the US […]

You met the ATLAS robot, now here’s a video of what it is made up of and how it works.

Something about these DARPA videos of advanced robots always amuses me.


This is amazing. A treasure trove of goodness at the David Rumsey Map Collection.

Higgs Boson Mural: Artist Josef Kristofoletti from josef Kristofoletti on Vimeo. WIRED just posted this colorful time-lapse video of a 3-story mural painted on the side of the ATLAS building at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. From what I understand (correct me if I’m wrong), ATLAS is responsible for discovering the Higgs boson […]