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Harvard Scientists Made a Material That Creates Completely New States of...

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New forms of light could be used to manipulate atoms

Magnetically-Controlled Organic Microbots Could Change Medicine in the Next Ten Years

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Researchers have developed a microbot made from algae that solves some problems with the tech

Google’s Pixel 2 XL – The Nigh-Perfect Mobile Phone – GadgetNutz

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It has been established now that the Pixel 2 XL is Gооglе’ѕ bеѕt рhоnе уеt

Redwood Forest – a Radical New Design for a Martian City

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A Mars city concept inspired by trees took home first prize in the architecture category of Mars City Design's annual contest. Source: MIT Has a...

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

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NASA (and Lockheed Martin?) plan to have humans on Mars by 2033.

Beam Me Down: Chinese Quantum Entanglement

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The Chinese teleported two photons to Earth, and proved that faster than light communication is possible!

NASA’s Brand New Asteroid Mission!

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NASA has a new spacecraft that can save Earth. Unfortunately, it isn't funded and it won't make its first test flight until 2022 at the earliest.

Killer Asteroids: Can We Stop Them?

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If a "nation killer" asteroid comes heading our way, Bruce Willis won't be able to save us.

(Book Review) X-15 Diary: The Story of America’s First Space Ship

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In 1960, twenty years before the Space Shuttle, NASA launched another manned, airplane-shaped spacecraft to the fringes of space. Neil Armstrong was one of its pilots.

Killer Asteroids: Can We Track Them?

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If an asteroid the size of an 18-wheeler collided with Earth it would cause massive destruction. And since there are a lot of these, can we at least keep an eye on where they are? Not very well.

Asteroids! Why Does It Have To Be Asteroids?

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Are asteroids humanity's Armageddon or the promised land? It depends on which gets here first.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

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The ambitious mission of the James Webb Space Telescope is "to see the first light of the universe”.

Blueprint for a Battlestar by Rod Pyle

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Blueprint for a Battlestar by Rod Pyle will take readers on a fact finding mission where the science is explained and the fiction just may become reality.

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder Part 4

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M. D. Jackson's final installment on the history of visual effects in cinema takes us from the CGI revolution of Jurassic Park to the present.

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

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One screen good, three screens better? Not, as Ira Nayman found, in the case of a screening of Star trek: Beyond in Barco Escape.

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 3

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In the third part of his history of computer generated imagery, M. D. Jackson takes us from The Last Starfighter to Terminator 2, with a side trip to the Italian renaissance.

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

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Now that summer is winding down a bit, it's time to start stocking up for winter reading - or - you're TBR pile is just not tall enough!

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

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The first use of a computer assisted visual element in a major motion picture happened in 1973 with the movie Westworld.

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 1

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In the dance of the ever-improving computer image, our own perceptions are a willing partner.

Why Was Early Comic Book Art so Crude? Part 5: The...

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Wrapping up the series by talking about a final and really influential technological change, the digital revolution.

Asni’s Art Blog: Space Shuttle

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Having a permanent space station in orbit is all well and fine, but how to get people and materials on and off it?

Science Fiction in the Here and Now or “Cleanup on Aisle...

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The future may hold many surprises, and this may be one of them

Asni’s Art Blog: International Space Station

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It is time I picked up the thread of my series on art inspired by real existing space exploration.

Astronaut Mike Mullane on Astronauts Getting the Bends

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Not just scuba divers, but spacewalking astronauts could also experience decompression sickness. i.e. "the bends"

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane on the Apollo 1 Fire

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Astronaut Mike Mullane has some insights into the ramifications of the Apollo 1 fire. Also, Gus Grissom was buried at West Point and as a cadet Mike marched in his funeral.

The Apollo 1 Fire: “Tough and Competent”

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NASA's "Failure Is Not An Option" culture was born three days after the Apollo 1 fire.

The Apollo 1 Fire: Failure Was An Option

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"NASA believed that necessary and sufficient action had been taken to prevent a fire. Of course, all ignition sources had not been eliminated.”

The Apollo 1 Fire: “I’m burning up!”

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“Hey!” and Ed White broadcast, "I've got a fire in the cockpit!" The Apollo outer hull ruptured and all three astronauts were dead.

The Apollo 1 Fire: Not The First Apollo Astronauts To Die...

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Grissom, White and Chaffee weren't the first Apollo astronauts to die on the job. Four died in NASA training jet accidents. Why didn't they get more attention?