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Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov introduced the ‘Three Laws of Robotics’ in his 1942 short story, Runaround. The laws, paraphrased, are as follows. First Law: A robot may not harm a human or, through inaction, allow a human to be harmed. Second Law: A robot must obey the orders of a human except where the orders violate the First Law. Third Law: A robot must protect its own existence as long a
Playing catch-up with the likes of SpaceX, China has announced the successful test flight and landing of a reusable rocket. On June 23, 2024, the liquid-fueled launcher rose to a height of 7.5 miles (12 km) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: China, Rocket, Launch
wutopia lab describes its 'emerald screen pergola' as 'wandering dragon-like,' paying homage to classical chinese garden architecture. The post wutopia lab’s emerald screen pergola meanders through china’s flowering forests appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A perfect storm is brewing for China's most densely populated areas due to rising sea levels and subsiding land that has been accelerated beyond normal fluctuations. Scientists have sounded the alarm that, without intervention, urban areas below sea level could triple in size by 2120, impacting up to 128 million people.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Climate Crisis, China, Inf
Influential firm MAD Architects has completed work on an ambitious new train station in China. The project involved painstakingly rebuilding a 100-year-old train station brick-by-brick, which now fronts a huge modern transport hub that's partially sunken underground.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, MAD Architects, China, Train Stations
the final structure incorporates traditional elements such as pitched roofs, shadow walls and platforms, each interpreted with a contemporary twist. The post LIN architecture reimagines former pumping station into observatory in china’s countryside appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
utilizing a steel-framed structure with 'folded' brick walls, the building stands out for its industrial aesthetics. The post red brick facade with angular windows enfolds multi-use building in china’s art district appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
China's extremely rapid adoption of EVs has forced oil giant Sinopec to adjust its forecasts, saying peak domestic gasoline demand has already passed and it's all downhill from here. The repercussions will be global; China has been the biggest growth market for refined oil products for more than 20 years.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: China, Oil, Gasoline, Energy, Electric Vehicle
the new visitor center is enclosed by folding roofs and takes shape with a structure of bamboo-formed concrete. The post shulin architects completes new gateway to china’s liuba mountain scenic area appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has announced that the world's fastest hypersonic wind tunnel is up and running, a detonation-driven shock tunnel that'll allow aerodynamic testing for aircraft, spacecraft and missiles at air speeds up to Mach 30.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Hypersonic, Explosion, China, Aerodynamics, Weapons


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