Billions of people get around every single day using all kinds of transportation. To move the most people at once, we still rely on the conventional trains, planes, and automobiles, but all that could change, thanks to new innovations in the transportation technology industry. Every day researchers and scientists are looking for ways to develop new 21st century options for how we move around. A lot of people working in this field are always asking themselves one big question: What's the next big transportation upgrade?'
There are a lot of concerns over technology taking human jobs, but in many cases, technology can actually help humans be better at their jobs. One quick example is drone technology used for disaster and emergency rescues. This technology has already been used to help find earthquake and hurricane survivors that are trapped or isolated in places that we can’t easily see, but now drones are also being used to save lives at the beach!
Wonder Woman is crushing it in theaters right now, but we don't want to give away any spoilers, so let's talk about some classic Wonder Woman stuff from her comic book career instead, specifically her invisible jet. Is Wonder Woman's invisible jet even possible?
Is space tourism possible in the near future?
Let’s close out this year by asking the big wrap-up question: What science milestones took place in 2016?