Matt Oehrlein with the Mark III at the MegaBots headquarters. Oakland, CA.

Matt Oehrlein with the Mark III at the MegaBots headquarters. Oakland, CA.

MegaBots headquarters. Oakland, CA.

MegaBots headquarters. Oakland, CA.

Henry Molaison’s brain in a lab at the University of California, San Diego.

Henry Molaison’s brain in a lab at the University of California, San Diego.

Storage facility at the Autry Resources Center. Burbank, CA.

Storage facility at the Autry Resources Center. Burbank, CA.

A 1995 sculpture of T.D. Kelsey at the Autry Resources Center. Burbank, CA.

A 1995 sculpture of T.D. Kelsey at the Autry Resources Center. Burbank, CA.

Saddle archive at the Autry Resources Center. Burbank, CA.

Saddle archive at the Autry Resources Center. Burbank, CA.

Orion capsule, Kennedy Space Center

Orion capsule, Kennedy Space Center

A SLS rocket hydrogen tank, Michoud, New Orleans

A SLS rocket hydrogen tank, Michoud, New Orleans

SLS fuel tank cap

SLS fuel tank cap

Mockup of an Orion crew module solar panel, NASA's Glen Research Center, Sandusky, OH

Mockup of an Orion crew module solar panel, NASA's Glen Research Center, Sandusky, OH

Acoustic Chamber at NASA's Glenn Research Center, Sandusky, OH

Acoustic Chamber at NASA's Glenn Research Center, Sandusky, OH

Orion Crew Module, Lockheed Martin, Littleton, Colorado

Orion Crew Module, Lockheed Martin, Littleton, Colorado

Genetically modified bulls, Davis, CA, from a collaboration with Aleksandra Damonvić

Genetically modified bulls, Davis, CA, from a collaboration with Aleksandra Damonvić

Genetically modified bull, Davis, CA, from a collaboration with Aleksandra Damonvić

Genetically modified bull, Davis, CA, from a collaboration with Aleksandra Damonvić

Genetically modified bull, Davis, CA, from a collaboration with Aleksandra Damonvić

Genetically modified bull, Davis, CA, from a collaboration with Aleksandra Damonvić

Endeavour

Endeavour

Chasing Ebola, Time Magazine

Chasing Ebola, Time Magazine

CDC staff member wearing the protective suiting needed to treat Ebola infected patients

CDC staff member wearing the protective suiting needed to treat Ebola infected patients

Conference room at the CDC

Conference room at the CDC

Dr. David Kuhar of the CDC

Dr. David Kuhar of the CDC

Nexi at MIT's robotics labratory

Nexi at MIT's robotics labratory

MIT's experimental robot, Nexi, communicates emotion using facial expressions

MIT's experimental robot, Nexi, communicates emotion using facial expressions

MIT's emotive robot, NEXI

MIT's emotive robot, NEXI

The most studied brain in science at The Brain Observatory

The most studied brain in science at The Brain Observatory

Patient H.M.'s brain being prepared for slicing

Patient H.M.'s brain being prepared for slicing

D-Wave Systems quantum computer

D-Wave Systems quantum computer

Clean Energy Systems Inc. uses a modified space shuttle engine to produce power without releasing emissions

Clean Energy Systems Inc. uses a modified space shuttle engine to produce power without releasing emissions

Drillers burn off the natural gas that surfaces with oil on a farm in North Dakota

Drillers burn off the natural gas that surfaces with oil on a farm in North Dakota

Inventys Thermal Technologies Inc. carbon-capturing system in Burnaby, British Columbia

Inventys Thermal Technologies Inc. carbon-capturing system in Burnaby, British Columbia

The Da Vinci Surgical Robot

The Da Vinci Surgical Robot

The Da Vinci Robot's surgical instruments

The Da Vinci Robot's surgical instruments

Schilling Robotics TITAN 4 holding a peach

Schilling Robotics TITAN 4 holding a peach

Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory, UCLA

Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory, UCLA

Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory, UCLA

Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory, UCLA

Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory, UCLA

Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory, UCLA

IHMC's Running Man

IHMC's Running Man

IHMC's Running Man

IHMC's Running Man

 PR2 Robot, UC Berkeley

PR2 Robot, UC Berkeley

Robotics engineers, UC Berkeley

Robotics engineers, UC Berkeley

The last fighter pilot

The last fighter pilot

F-35 Fighter Jet

F-35 Fighter Jet

Carbon 3D printer, Redwood City, CA

Carbon 3D printer, Redwood City, CA

RBO Hand 2, UC Berkeley

RBO Hand 2, UC Berkeley

HTI's Blade Runner

HTI's Blade Runner

Levitation rig at Hyperloop Technologies, Inc

Levitation rig at Hyperloop Technologies, Inc

Optical table at Facebook's laser lab

Optical table at Facebook's laser lab

Scientific research vessel Tara in the Mediterranean

Scientific research vessel Tara in the Mediterranean

One of thousands of plastic pollution samples taken from the Mediterranean in 2014

One of thousands of plastic pollution samples taken from the Mediterranean in 2014

The Nike Sport Research Lab, Beaverton, OR

The Nike Sport Research Lab, Beaverton, OR

Matt Tegenkamp's feet

Matt Tegenkamp's feet

Foot molds at The Nike Sport Research Lab

Foot molds at The Nike Sport Research Lab

Cruise RP-1 highway autopilot

Cruise RP-1 highway autopilot

Cruise Automation HQ, San Francisco

Cruise Automation HQ, San Francisco

Scientists at JPL assembling Curiousity, the current Mars Rover

Scientists at JPL assembling Curiousity, the current Mars Rover

Curiousity 1, Mars Rover

Curiousity 1, Mars Rover

Driving tests on an engineering model of MSL in the Mars Yard at JPL

Driving tests on an engineering model of MSL in the Mars Yard at JPL

The Mars Antenna at the Goldstone Observatory in the Mojave Desert

The Mars Antenna at the Goldstone Observatory in the Mojave Desert

Carbon 3D printer, Redwood City, CA

Carbon 3D printer, Redwood City, CA

Carnegie Airborne Observatory 3, San Carlos, CA

Carnegie Airborne Observatory 3, San Carlos, CA

CAO-3's Instrument Bay

CAO-3's Instrument Bay

Linac Coherent Light Source at Stanford

Linac Coherent Light Source at Stanford

Details at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford

Details at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford

Vacuum chamber at Stanford

Vacuum chamber at Stanford

A deer and radar testing device at JPL

A deer and radar testing device at JPL

Anechoic chamber at JPL

Anechoic chamber at JPL

Anechoic chamber at JPL

Anechoic chamber at JPL

Optical transmitter prototype in the Optical Communication Lab at JPL

Optical transmitter prototype in the Optical Communication Lab at JPL

Technician at Second Sight observing an Argus II retinal implant

Technician at Second Sight observing an Argus II retinal implant

Optical receiver prototype in the Optical Communication Lab at JPL

Optical receiver prototype in the Optical Communication Lab at JPL

Spaceflight radio receiver in a Section 334 lab at JPL

Spaceflight radio receiver in a Section 334 lab at JPL

Hardware in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Hardware in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Hardware in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Hardware in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Miscellaneous hardware outside of the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at JPL

Miscellaneous hardware outside of the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at JPL

Technician at JPL

Technician at JPL

Operational computers in the Frequency and Timing Lab at JPL

Operational computers in the Frequency and Timing Lab at JPL

Mars Mission hardware in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at JPL

Mars Mission hardware in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at JPL

Miscellaneous circuit board in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Miscellaneous circuit board in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Stored cords in the Frequency and Timing Lab at JPL

Stored cords in the Frequency and Timing Lab at JPL

Miscellaneous hardware in the RF Micro Amp Lab at JPL

Miscellaneous hardware in the RF Micro Amp Lab at JPL

Gravity gradiometer prototype in the Quantum Lab at JPL

Gravity gradiometer prototype in the Quantum Lab at JPL

The Rosetta Disk - a nickel sized disk micro-etched with an archive of 13,000 pages of text in 1,500 different languages

The Rosetta Disk - a nickel sized disk micro-etched with an archive of 13,000 pages of text in 1,500 different languages

Model of a molecule designed by Erik Winfree

Model of a molecule designed by Erik Winfree

 Skydiver Felix Baumgartner in his Red Bull Stratos Space Diving Suit

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner in his Red Bull Stratos Space Diving Suit

A 1000W light being powered using a wireless electrical transmitter and receiver at WiTricity

A 1000W light being powered using a wireless electrical transmitter and receiver at WiTricity

Dyed slice of a human brain

Dyed slice of a human brain

DNA freezer in the Biomolecular Computation Lab at CalTech

DNA freezer in the Biomolecular Computation Lab at CalTech

Robert Greenberg’s Bionic Eye

Robert Greenberg’s Bionic Eye

ABV at Camp Pendleton

ABV at Camp Pendleton

Marines at Camp Pendleton in an Assault Breacher Vehicle

Marines at Camp Pendleton in an Assault Breacher Vehicle

Subsea ROV

Subsea ROV

Subsea ROV

Subsea ROV

Blood Moon, Los Angeles

Blood Moon, Los Angeles

America is the largest exporter of sperm. But what happens when all those kids grow up and decide to go looking for Daddy?

America is the largest exporter of sperm. But what happens when all those kids grow up and decide to go looking for Daddy?

23andMe’s custom array chips mounted for analysis

23andMe’s custom array chips mounted for analysis

clean room of Skybox in Mountain View, CA

clean room of Skybox in Mountain View, CA