Author Archives: Anurag Makineni

Perching UAV


Stanford University has developed a plane that can land on and take off of walls vertically! Latching on with miniature hooks on “claws,” the unmanned vehicle can approach a vertical surface at about 22 mph, and drastically slows as it nears the wall. Its claws are controlled to extend and release when prompted, and it […]

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Popular Science: 7stars

Thought this would be interesting for some math or science people: Recently, Popular Science released their May issue, and on pg 96, there was a small puzzle. The Editors of PopSci have asked the readers to solve this mystery, and its pretty lengthy, and requires you to think way outside the box. The puzzle starts […]

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