Three new and cool science feats that were accomplished in the past two decades

Wesley L., Writer

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     Many of the new gadgets and inventions developed by science and physics to solve problems of our everyday life have accomplished many new feats that were once believed to be impossible. Each of these inventions have left a mark in the world in a positive way, but these three inventions and advances in technology have caught the attention of many people all around the worled.

     (3) Robot Domination: One of the latest trends in technology and one that has been focused on is automated robots. Scientists have been improving robots so that they can be used for advanced tasks. Some robots that are currently in use are robots that move around buildings when it is believed that traps have been set like bombs and they are used by the police. A new robot that medical scientists are attempting to bring into reality are nanobots which will be put into the bloodstream of people and help with recovery or specifically target a disease that is life threatening.

     (2) Reusable rockets: Once a rocket is launched, the thrusters that helped boost the rocket will detach from the actual body of the rocket. This would lead to the boosters landing wherever, but usually the ocean. Now, Elon Musk, the owner has managed to develop a system that allows the rocket boosters to land on a boat that has a landing pad without any assistance. The thrusters are refurbished then reused, saving the company many millions of dollars making rockets. A fiction event that the company is trying to bring to life is a colony on Mars which seemed to be a thing that would be possible only in the movies not too long ago.

     (1) Computer chip that mimics human brain: Years ago, making a brain out of anything seemed like a fictional story that someone made up, but soon, this may become a reality. IBM a company along with many universities created a computer chip that can send 46 billion different nervous signals in one second. It is one of the most efficient chips, using up only 70 milliwatts, but it still can not keep up with a real human brain. The reason being is because it can not input the same amount of nervous signal as the brain and it takes up more energy than the brain. Once this process is perfected, it will become a reality making an artificial human brain.