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Robot truck platoons roll forward

Convoys of wireless-linked semi-autonomous vehicles could soon be hitting our roads, giving drivers a chance to put their feet up on the morning commute.<p>Imagine cruising down a three-lane highway and rounding a bend to find four trucks rolling along in single-file. They are all traveling close …

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Release the Google Internet Balloons!

4 AM, a week ago…<p>I get a strange email from Google. Just sign the paperwork they say. We can’t tell you anything. I sign, assuming it’s gotta be cool …

Physicists Build Super-Powerful Tabletop Particle Accelerator

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have shrunk a high-energy particle accelerator from the length of two football fields to just 1 inch.<p>The latest tabletop particle accelerator, built by physicists at The University of Texas at Austin, can generate energy and speeds hitherto reached …

Radical roads drive robot cars

A lot is written about the rise of autonomous cars, such as those developed by Google, but these vehicles will also change our highways forever.<p>One of the world’s most famously gridlocked cities in the world may be about to shed its image and get on the move again.<p>Los Angeles in California has just …

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Nasa Ladee mission: Solving a Moon mystery

Nasa's Ladee mission is part of a resurgence of interest in the Moon and it is all down to the fact that we barely understand our cosmic neighbour.<p>You would be forgiven for thinking that America lost interest in the Moon forty years ago, in December 1972, when Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan left …