DARPA Funded Research Develops Technique To Blow Bubbles In Space




Since long, Scientists have been trying to find a way to deploy large structures in space. However, transporting such large structures into space is not feasible given the limitations on payload size. The patented invention from DARPA solves this problem by taking an ingenious approach of building large structures in space itself. It takes advantage of the very special conditions that exist in space, in particular, microgravity, which is the name given to extremely low gravitational forces in space. One of the remarkable effects of microgravity is the creation and sustenance of very large bubbles. For example, it is possible to create bubbles in space that are 100 times bigger than the bubbles possible under earth’s gravity. A 50cm diameter bubble formed on earth will be 50m in diameter when formed in space…
Read more: PatentYogi
Future Space Technologies
DARPA
DARPA Funded Research Develops Technique To Blow Bubbles In Space


More Posts:

Human Emotions On Robot Face. Creepy. (+VIDEO)
Enjoy In-home Entertainment With The Lenovo IdeaCentre (+VIDEO)
The First 3D-Printed Building Will Be Built In 2014
Daedalus Monitors Cyber-Attack In Realtime 3D (+VIDEO)
Aubrey de Grey, Natasha Vita-More and Sean Elliott Discuss How to Create Technologies That Will...
World’s Furthest Leaning Man-Made Tower In Abu Dhabi
The Future of Robotics: David Hanson at TEDxTaipei
Bio-Printing Transplantable Tissues, Organs: Another Step Closer
LG Cooks Up More Flexible & Less Hazy 18-Inch OLED Panels
Atlas Cleans House