Former NASA engineer Mark Roper: I fulfilled a 3 year long dream to create a dartboard where you get a bullseye every time thanks to some engineering. Basically, you throw a dart and then a Vicon motion capture system tracks the dart in the air. We use those x,y,z positions in matlab to predict where […]
The aluminium beverage can is so ubiquitous that it is easy to take for granted. The next time you take a sip from one, consider the decades of ingenious design required to create this modern engineering marvel.