Ground crew rolls the Solar Impulse into its hangar in Brussels after the successful flight. The vast array of solar cells is visible on the win... read more »
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On the electron microscopy drawing board: programmable nanowire nanoprocessors. (Credit: Photo courtesy of Charles M. Lieber/Harvard SEAS Communica... read more »
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Ford Motor&39's Active Park Assist determines angles, then at driver&39's prompt steers a car into its space while driver controls the gas pedal, b... read more »
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After a six-and-a-half-year fall into the inner solar system, NASA's compact Messenger probe fired its main engine for 15 tense minutes today to brak... read more »
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The idea of human beings flying around in the sky like Michael Jackson used to fly into concerts--via jetpack--might seem a trifle outlandish. Howeve... read more »
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Twelve years after launch and seven years after it collected dust from comet Wild 2, NASA's Stardust probe streaked past comet Tempel 1 late Monday, ... read more »
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An RQ-4 Global Hawk, a reconnaissance drone, will be used to help survey damage to towns and industrial facilities in Japan. (Credit: U.S. Air Forc... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--The Endeavour astronauts installed a $2 billion cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station today, a powerful ... read more »
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Orbital Debris-Debris Collision Avoidance (Credit: Arxiv.org) What to do with all the space junk now in orbit around Earth Each year, that questio... read more »
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Hewlett-Packard has won a contract from NASA worth up to $2.5 billion. The contract was awarded Monday and calls for Hewlett-Packard to provide an... read more »
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The Fukushima nuclear plant&39's Unit 3 reactor before the blast. (Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) The fuel used in the Japanese ... read more »
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You have probably become used to dropped calls. It is a fact of life, like sofas that won't stay clean and bankers who won't be reasonable. I would, ... read more »
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Unreliable electricity and spotty internet access are a fact of life in many parts of the developing world&8212'and part of the reason the digital div... read more »
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The X-47B comes in for a landing on March 4 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. (Credit: Northrop Grumman) Almost from the very beginning sev... read more »
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Boeing announced today that it is resuming flight testing for its 787 Dreamliner program six weeks after an onboard fire halted the evaluation progr... read more »
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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have announced that, using inexpensive components from ordinary liquid crystal display (LCD) proje... read more »
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Researchers are ready to advance their tests of a novel brain-computer interface (BCI) from animals to human subjects, and the Defense Advanced Resea... read more »
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Just one month after U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot in the head in Tucson, Ariz., her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, announced Frida... read more »
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Reading about Lenovo's eye-popping gaze-controlled laptop being shown at the CeBit tech fair this week, we were excited to see a demo of Guger Tech... read more »
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We at Springwise are always happy to chronicle the spread of a good idea, but never more so than when those doing the spreading are part of the Spring... read more »
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