Designed by pioneering Australian 3D glasses manufacturer Look3D, who have been creating specialist 3D cinema glasses for nearly a decade, these Rogue One glasses are a big step forward in detail and screen accuracy from the ones released for the North American release of The Force Awakens in 2015.
Modelled on the visor portion of an Imperial Stormtrooper and the new Death Trooper helmets, they are distinctly different in design. While the classic Stormtrooper helmet design retains the white, smooth and rounded appearance that most movie goers will regonise, the Deathtrooper's plastic has a dark, ominous gleam and a slightly angular - almost insectile - appearance.
Audi (Germany) plans to send its Lunar-Quattro all-wheel-drive rover (pictured below) to the Moon as part of the $30 million (£20.8m) Google Lunar XPrize. The rover will be with the PT Scientists (Berlin, Germany) mission competing for the XPrize Challenge. Watch the Mission Statement video here under.
Hugo Gernsback coined the term “science fiction” as the editor and publisher of Amazing Stories, the magazine he launched in 1926. Among his many inventions, you may find the “teleyeglasses”. Read the description found in Life magazine in July 1963: ".... His television eyeglasses—a device for which he feels millions yearn—is a handy, pocket-size portable TV set." In 1963, he ordered some of his employees to build a mock-up you can see here under.