In 1911, Edison predicted that in 100 years, the steam engine would be replaced with high-speed electric trains. But, most travelers would fly through the air “at a speed of two hundred miles an hour, in colossal machines. Where will we be in 100 years?
I have always been interested in how things work, but one time as a kid I...– GE Genius Eric Telfeyan
Bangalore students impress with plans to “Reduce,... →
It was a cloudy Saturday morning when 400 sunny students all between 8-14 years of age graced GE’s Technology Center at Bangalore, India with their presence and their revolutionary ideas on…
Tire Mechanics →
efrobinson: Interesting article on the mechanics of tires.
Part of my job is to maintain the health of our power grid so it can deliver...– GE Genius Wei Ren
Researchers Measure Nanometer Scale Temperature →
grimeology: Electro-thermal atomic force microscope cantilever tip enables new nanometrology. Electrothermal cantilever with nanometer-scale electrode tip integrated onto a microheater. Atomic force microscope cantilever tips with integrated heaters are widely used to characterize polymer films in electronics and optical devices, pharmaceuticals, paints, and coatings. These heated tips are also...
I have learned in medical school how much patients could suffer if there is no...– GE Genius Jingyu Zhang
Making local connections around the globe. →
NYCEDC: Mayor Bloomberg, Cornell, and the Technion... →
nycedc: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cornell University President David Skorton, and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology President Peretz Lavie today announced an historic partnership to build a two-million-square-foot applied science and engineering campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. The…
Do you think McMaster-Carr sells giftcards?
Good luck! bearwitnessunto: I know what I want for christmas. (click)
I like the feeling of having a problem, and figuring out a way to solve it.– GE Genius Dan Hou
Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler” (Einstein). It applies...– GE Genius Guanghua Wang
GE scientists celebrate with 3D-Printed Christmas... →
Hi everybody! I am back again this year, bringing you some more holiday cheer from the GE Global Research labs! As an encore to the redesign of Santa’s sleigh and construction of a…
Blogging introduction from the Electrical Machines... →
Hi, I am Kiruba Haran, manager of the Electrical Machine’s lab at the GE Global Research in Niskayuna, NY. In this role, I lead a group of ~20 engineers and scientists that develop advanced electric…
Science as Art: Supercomputer generated images... →
Hello again tech enthusiasts! The next image in the third part of our supercomputing “Science as Art” series is an image we titled, “Chromatic Ring” This image is a modern design of a…
Bringing Syracuse Back, One Neighborhood at a Time →
smarterplanet: When Chris and Carolyn Clemans moved 2 1/2 years ago from a suburb of Syracuse, New York, to the city’s gritty Near West Side, they were among the first urban pioneers to join an effort to…
An update on the Brazil Technology Center →
It’s been awhile since I last updated you about the Global Research site in Rio de Janeiro and the latest in my world. 2011 turned out to be a very good year for me. After living in Germany for 10…