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Students want to make it to orbit, and they are close!

  Last month, the Portland State Aerospace Society (PSAS), a student venture at Portland State College, launched a rocket out in the Oregon desert, on 19th July 2015 to be exact. The rocket soared almost five kilometers...
holus demo

Holus: Interactive Tabletop 3D “Holographic” Display

We haven't seen Star Wars like holograms in real life, until now that is. A brand new device called the Holus is aiming to change that. Important: Please read our update regarding...
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LightSail (Solar Spaceship) Test Flight Ends with Fiery Re-entry

    Topics: lightsail, light propulsion, solar propulsion The LightSail test mission is formally over. Following a twenty five day stay in low-Earth orbit, the spacecraft re-entered back into Earth’s atmosphere Sunday afternoon. Orbital...
wifi power

Power Over WiFi: Charge your devices from 28 feet away!

Energy beamed to camera via modified Wi-Fi signals Everyone hates wires, especially when you have a LOT of them. A cable to charge your android phone, another one to charge your iPad...

Facial Recognition for Birds is Here!

Ever saw some birds and wondered what species the bird are? Well, now there's an app for that! Almost! The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Visipedia are collaborating to develop computer...
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Bake Your Bread While Cutting It

Ever wanted to toast bread while cutting it? It's from the future! There’s a scene in the 2005 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy movie where a lightsaberish bread knife is not...