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Happy New Year!


To start the year off right, we wanted to take a moment here at denkbots to highlight a few of our favorite Science and Technology events from 2015 and take a peek at what is coming in 2016!

Year in Review: 2015

Jan. 26, 2015 New Species of Homo Sapiens discovered; Homo naledi

Feb. 27, 2015 Two quantum properties teleported together for first time

April 22, 2015 CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos makes history

June 08, 2015 Dwarf planet Ceres mapped for first time

July 14, 2015 CERN’s LHCb discovers a new sub-atomic particle: Pentaquark

July 14, 2015 New Horizons captures first ever images of Pluto’s surface

Sept. 28, 2015 NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars

Oct. 09, 2015 First quantum-logic device made from silicon

Nov. 01, 2015 General Relativity turns 100!

Dec. 21, 2015 SpaceX successfully executes Falcon 9 Landing Test

Those are just a few of the great things that happened in 2015.  To help inspire everyone in 2016, SpaceX reminds us that “Our Destiny Lies Above Us!”

Keep an eye out for the unveiling of the Tesla Model 3 in March, the launch of the ESA’s ExoMars Mission in March,  NASA’s Juno Mission to Jupiter in July,  the launch of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission in September, and so much more!

We hope this look back at 2015 and a glimpse at the New Year inspires everyone to chase their dreams in 2016!  Here at denkbots, we will be chasing our dream of competing in BattleBots Season 2, so stay tuned (Follow us on Twitter, LIke us on Facebook, Subscribe on YouTube) for updates!

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