robotics

World Maker Faire 2013

Makers Announced for World Maker Faire

The roster of more than 700 makers who will be at World Maker Faire on September 20 and 21 has just been announced! Popular areas of interest include personal drones, wearables, 3D printing, humanoid robots, young makers, hackerspaces and makerspaces, and much more. All makers…

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“Genevieve” Mars Rover Visits White House for First Time

Last week, NYSCI’s Mars Rover, named “Genevieve”, visited the White House as part of the first White House Maker Faire. Genevieve is one of two robotic rovers that are used in our Search for Life Beyond Earth exhibition. The rovers were built by the Beatty sisters–Camille…

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Wildcard Weekend: Brush Bots

Make a brush bot, a simple robot that uses vibration to skitter, spin and dance around. No soldering required. $5 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. (NYSCI Members: $3 per adult/child pair.)

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MakerSpacerobot

Wildcard Weekend: Brush Bots

Make a brush bot, a simple robot that uses vibration to skitter, spin, and dance around. $5 per adult/child pair ($3 for NYSCI members).

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MakerSpacerobot

Wildcard Weekend: Brush Bots

Make a brush bot, a simple robot that uses vibration to skitter, spin, and dance around. $5 per adult/child pair ($3 for NYSCI members).

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NYSCI’s New Mars Rover

Meet Camille, NYSCI’s new Mars Rover. Named after one of her creators, Camille was built by the Beatty sisters–Camille and Genevieve–along with their father, Robert at the headquarters of Beatty Robotics a.k.a the workshop in the garage of their home in Ashville, NC. Video won’t…

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