Magnets could soon track your fingers in virtual reality
Magnets could soon track your fingers in virtual reality In an ideal world you'd grab objects in virtual reality with your hands like you do in real life. However that's not usually how it works -- outside of some specialized gloves you're left using abstract controllers. Oculus and University of Washington researchers might make it a reality though. They've developed Finexus a control method that uses a combination of fingertip electromagnets and sensors to track your hands. The system…
Fusion Energy Research Inches Closer To Elusive Goal
Fusion Energy Research Inches Closer To Elusive Goal -- In a recent piece published in the journal Physics of Plasmas, Edwards said NIF scientists are getting closer to reactions that produce more energy than they need to get going, and added that the obstacles to realizing nuclear fusion involve engineering problems rather than basic physics.