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The Creator’s Signature

LightGrams December 3, 2020 Volume 24, Number 44 A piece of technology history is scheduled to be auctioned next week. An Apple-1 computer, one of only 200 that was produced in 1976, will have a starting bid of $50,000, and who knows how high the bidding will go? Making this item especially valuable is that…

So Man Created Robot

LightGrams January 30, 2020 Volume 24, Number 4 “Prosthesis” is the name given to the world’s largest “tetrapod exoskeleton” (officially recognized by Guinness World Records). “Tetrapod” means it has four legs; “exoskeleton” refers to the fact that a person inside it pilots the movement of this robot. It stands just over twelve feet high, and…

Microscopic Magnificence

LightGrams December 19, 2019 Volume 23, Number 40 Gingerbread houses are edible and visual treats that we commonly see around the holidays. Popularized by the fairy tale “Hansel And Gretel”, millions of children have had the thrill of building their own version of these delicious houses. And so has Canadian researcher Travis Casagrande; he has…