Posts Tagged ‘rock’

The Deadly Dynamics of Landslides » American Scientist

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

The Deadly Dynamics of #Landslides Many forms: Slow moving liquified #rock to boulders zooming along on air cushions

How to Build a Smarter Rock

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Interesting discussion about the creation of smart rocks and smart pebbles, which allow the tracking of current. These contain a data logger embedded in either aluminum or plastic. The tricky bit is how one finds them after they have been dropped off. Some ways might be radio transmitters, metal detectors and so forth but all of these have downsides.

How to Build a Smarter #Rock? Put a data #logger into aluminum or plastic; then track via radio or metal detector