Megan Crouse
Real-Time Digital Reporter

Megan Crouse has worked in journalism for four years, covering community news, entertainment, and technology. Before joining Advantage Business Media in January of 2015 she served as the editor of The Citizen, a community newspaper in New Jersey. As well as becoming acquainted with local politics and events in this capacity, she began to write television reviews and entertainment news for Den of Geek in 2013, and is a contributor to Suvudu.com. Primary topics of interest in the fields of engineering and design include NASA, artificial intelligence, robotics, and electric vehicles.

Outside of journalism she can be found watching movies, taking walks, and waiting impatiently for the Tesla Model 3.

 

With SpaceX ensconced in NASA’s commercial crew work, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has been something of an underdog in the modern-day race to commercialize space...
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10.23.2017
10:07am
The Forbes Global List, released annually, shows the world’s “best regarded companies” according to 15,000 participants, both consumers and employees. This...
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10.23.2017
9:28am
This futuristic wind farm was inspired by a sailing ship. Hywind Scotland Pilot Park is a group of five wind turbines that generates a transmission voltage of...
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10.20.2017
9:49am
The Predix Industrial Internet software development kit will now be available on iPhones and iPads, bringing the tool suite for industrial apps to platforms...
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10.20.2017
8:35am
A new challenger has stepped into the commercial aerospace fight. Relativity Space, a Los Angeles-based company founded by two former Blue Origin engineers,...
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10.19.2017
10:26am
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Injection molding training and technology company RJG is now offering an online “Math for Molders” class to provide molders with foundational math skills...
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10.19.2017
9:34am
Indonesian pearl farmers needed to upgrade their power in order to run their machines, and GE is here to profile how it was done and how drones are used to...
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10.16.2017
10:43am
The European Space Agency launched the first Copernicus mission satellite, Sentinel-5P, on Oct. 13 from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. The satellite was...
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10.13.2017
10:09am
NASA’s enormous Space Launch System rockets may be a white elephant gift or a gateway to the stars. The four structures that make up the core stage have now...
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10.12.2017
10:28am
At an event on Monday meant to encourage an end to “the war on coal,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced plans to roll back...
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10.11.2017
2:25pm
In this video (sponsored by DigiKey and Maxim Integrated), we take a look at the MAX32625MBED microcontrollers, suitable for rapid prototyping of ultra-low...
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10.11.2017
9:07am
Embedded computing trade association VITA and ANSI have ratified a new standard for Air Flow Through (AFT) cooled plug-in modules in 3U and 6U form factors....
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10.10.2017
9:43am
Columbia University researchers are working on finding out how to power the country using evaporation, and they have the background to do it. A video from 2015...
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10.9.2017
11:03am
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Two astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Oct. 5 to repair a grappling mechanism used to dock approaching crew or cargo ships. Randy...
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10.6.2017
10:35am
OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have partnered with the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) to set standards for...
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10.6.2017
10:05am
The American Chemical Society and PBS Digital Studios have taken a look into exploding cell phones. What is it about the chemistry of today’s batteries that...
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10.5.2017
9:58am
On the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and his fellow crew members have planted three different kinds of lettuce for an experimental...
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10.4.2017
10:18am
On Sept. 18, two Galileo satellites arrived in French Guiana in preparation for a launch at the end of 2017. Galileo 19 and 20 were carried by a Boeing 747...
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10.3.2017
10:45am
This machine takes street-sweeping to another level. In a video accessed via Gizmodo and created by Swiss company Colas Suisse, this tunnel cleaner scrubs and...
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10.2.2017
10:19am
Elon Musk made headlines last week by detailing his plans to put a functioning settler colony on Mars by 2024. On Friday, SpaceX livestreamed a 40-minute talk...
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9.29.2017
10:47am
Vacuum maker Dyson has released plans for an electric car initiative. The message from founder James Dyson was sent to employees on Tuesday. The vacuum maker...
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9.28.2017
4:09pm
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Artist Sachiko Kodama uses scientific processes to create chaotic but orderly ferrofluid sculptures. The piece “Protrude, Flow” was created in 2001, but her...
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9.27.2017
10:24am
Design firm PriestmanGoode took on the challenge of shaping the interior and exterior cabins for Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, drawing inspiration...
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9.26.2017
10:27am
Google’s acquisition of a $1.1 billion chunk of HTC pushes the Internet giant further along in its pursuit of greater in-house hardware expertise. The...
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9.25.2017
1:54pm
A 4,000-mile long cable now stretches across the ocean from Virginia to Spain, bringing transatlantic data at 160 terabits per second. Partner builders...
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9.25.2017
10:30am
NASA recently tested the Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HAID) heat shield, an aeroshell which could be used to land relatively heavy payloads...
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9.20.2017
8:45am
The ASTM international global standards organization has added a committee on exoskeletons and exosuits to their docket. The new committee, announced on Sept....
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9.19.2017
4:09pm
Researchers at John Hopkins University have developed a ‘shapeshifting’ hydrogel whose flexible properties may be put to use in soft materials including soft...
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9.19.2017
10:18am
Coto Technology explains the use of TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistance) sensing technology in a video narrated by Switch/Sensor Product Line Manager Tanios...
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9.18.2017
4:44pm
Space exploration can be one of humanity’s most inspiring achievements. We sent little machines like NASA’s Cassini out into the solar system to see sights...
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9.18.2017
10:59am
Happy Friday! Every once in a while we divert from more serious engineering to some accomplished model-making, like the model airplane that took nine years to...
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9.1.2017
10:45am
Designers will gather together in Pittsburg, PA, this September for the Living Product Expo, a conference and showcase for sustainable design. Organized by the...
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9.1.2017
9:32am
The RS-25 engine is the legs for the Space Launch System, the enormous rocket NASA hopes will carry humans to Mars. It’s being tested at the Stennis Space...
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8.31.2017
10:53am
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will end its extraordinary journey to Saturn on Sept. 15, descending into the crushing pressure of Saturn’s atmosphere and sending...
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8.30.2017
10:41am
Talk about a school science project. The competitive Hyperloop development team from the Technical University of Munich won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod...
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8.28.2017
10:29am
Here’s a fixed-wing drone that can land on a vertical surface, clinging like a bat. Developed by the University of Sherbrooke in Canada, the little drone can...
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8.25.2017
10:17am
A privately-owned submarine made to explore the Titanic is coming together. The Cyclops 2, built by Washington state-based OceanGate, is currently under...
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8.24.2017
10:39am
On Wednesday, Elon Musk revealed a single image of a SpaceX spacesuit designed to take astronauts to Mars. The SpaceX CEO has big ideas about colonizing Mars,...
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8.23.2017
11:03am
The Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative (AMSC) is holding a forum in September in order to identify needed standards for the 3D printing industry,...
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8.22.2017
3:26pm