Victoria Turk

2015

The Hottest Space Porn of 2015

We got up close and personal with a bunch of beautiful space rocks this year.
Victoria Turk
1.27.17
videos

What It’s Like to Live With a Bionic Hand

​Nicky Ashwell was born without her right hand, but that’s never held her back.
Victoria Turk
10.25.16
Space

Goodbye Rosetta, the Comet Orbiter Sacrificing Itself for Science

Rosetta will smash into its comet today, bringing an end to its mission.
Victoria Turk
9.30.16
short circuit

The VR Controller of the Future Could Be Your Own Hands

Microsoft's Handpose lets you use your hands to interact with virtual worlds.
Victoria Turk
9.27.16
Music

Musicians Hacked Together New Instruments Out of Tattoos and Chess Boards

A London hackathon paired artists with coders to make new sounds.
Victoria Turk
9.21.16
ANIMALS

Scientists Identify Gene That Protects Tardigrades From Radiation

They showed it could even work on human cells too...
Victoria Turk
9.20.16
Twitter

This Bot Tries to Empathise With Your Emotional Tweets

Can empathy ever be automated?
Victoria Turk
9.15.16
motorcycles

Look Mum, No Hands! This Mini Motorbike Rides Itself Without Falling Over

It's a step towards full autonomy.
Victoria Turk
9.12.16
nasa

NASA Ran a Treasure Hunt for Robots to Develop Space Exploration Tech

Robots in the sample return challenge had to collect hidden rocks without human guidance.
Victoria Turk
9.6.16
Art

This AI Sees Things in Art That Humans Don’t

By matching news photos with artworks, an AI shows how it thinks.
Victoria Turk
9.2.16
Space

A Tiny Space Particle Smooshed into a European Satellite

This is what happens when something a few millimetres in size smashes into a satellite at a velocity over 40,000 km/h.
Victoria Turk
8.31.16
uk

A Love Letter to 'Robot Wars,' the Best Show on British TV

Season 8 was the greatest series of Robot Wars yet.
Victoria Turk
8.30.16
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