NanoEducation

Conference video: Mythbusting Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms through Science Gateways

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:40+00:00 January 14th, 2016|About Foresight, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Government programs, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics|

Prof. Gerhard Klimeck described the success of nanoHUB.org, a science and engineering gateway providing online simulations through a web browser for nanotechnology research and education.

Notes for 400 hours of Richard Feynman’s Hughes Lectures

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:54+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Foresight Kudos, Found On Web, Memetics, Nanodot, NanoEducation, News|

While a consultant for Hughes Aircraft Company from 1966 through 1971, Richard Feynman delivered about two hundred lectures that were available only to Hughes employees. Unfortunately these lectures were never recorded. An attendee has now released 1000 pages of notes he took and transcribed from these lectures.

Surprisingly real value from virtual reality

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Complexity, Computational nanotechnology, International organizations, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Lifestyle, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanosurveillance, Science Fiction, Security, Space|

Speaking of big computation, cyberspace isn’t yet as potent as Neal Stephenson portrayed in Snow Crash and subsequent books, but it’s getting there. A new article in the [...]

Big computation brings your ideas into 3D

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Complexity, Computational nanotechnology, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Reports & publications|

What 3D printers are doing to facilitate fabrication, 3D drawing programs are surpassing to facilitate design. As described at ScienceDaily.com, two systems referred to as "powerful" and "spectacular" [...]

Building a hub for nanotech advancement

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:12+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Future Medicine, Government programs, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanojobs, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, New Institutions, Press Releases|

Nanotechnology draws from physics, chemistry, engineering, computation, etc., and this multi-disciplinary nature has served as a major speed bump in achievement of envisioned nanotech goals. There has been [...]

A framework to promote critical thinking about nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:15:52+00:00 April 26th, 2013|About Foresight, Foresight News Articles, Nano, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Public participation|

Foresight's Director of Education Miguel F. Aznar has proposed nine questions to promote critical thinking and contextual understanding of the issues related to nanotechnology to enable the general public and policy makers to make informed choices on subjects influenced by nanotechnology.

The potentially world-changing research that no one knows about

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:20+00:00 October 29th, 2012|Government programs, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion|

Too much reliance on opportunity-based research could significantly hinder scientific advancement. We have the ability now to explore the specifics of potential future technologies, and the knowledge gained could, in turn, add useful and possibly surprising priorities for research today.