This week we have transparent metal, high-flying balloons to generate solar power, and a gargoyle skyscraper for Manhattan.
German company Ascending Technologies is known for their drones and precision flying algorithms. To demonstrate just how precise these programs are, engineers strapped a color-changing light to an AscTec Falcon 8 drone and then flew the vehicle along several pre-determined paths, while a camera took a long-exposure shot. The results were a series of large, holiday-themed light paintings. Watch a video
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