Amazing 14th-century longsword found in Polish bog

Not much is known about its owner.

The Sword of Goujian – still untarnished after 2700 years

The Sword of Goujian is an archaeological artefact belonging to the Spring and Autumn period (771 to 403 BCE) found in 1965 in China. The Spring and Autumn Period was a feudal era renowned for military expeditions; these conflicts led to the perfectioning of weapons to the point that they were incredibly resistant and deadly, taking years to forge and

Teaching a robot how to sword fight might support safety advances

If you think giving a robot a sword and teaching him how to use is a bad idea, you may be just about half wrong.  A young robotics PhD student at Georgia Tech has programmed a robot how to sword fight, in terms of only defending itself against attacks in order to simulate the sudden movements of humans through robotic