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Ukraine Dips Into Dwindling Reserves To Pay Gazprom

The money has to come from somewhere. Ukraine will pay Russian natural gas company Gazprom the roughly $4.5 billion it owes in late payments from cash it has piling up in an already dwindling foreign reserve account, the National Bank of Ukraine said on Monday.<p>Ukraine’s economy is once again on …

Virtual reality may find use in assessing sex offenders

People who have been charged with sexual offenses typically have to undergo psychotherapy in order to control their deviant impulses. According to …

Augmented Reality

Will 757s Stop Flying Soon? Airbus Launches New A321neoLR

People gathered at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport on 25 September 2014 to witness the historic first “neo” flight – Photo: Airbus<p>Recently, Leeham News …

Updated: Descent rudders deployed early before Virgin Galactic space plane’s crash

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Mark Greenberg/Virgin Galactic/Getty Images<p>Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed Friday after special tail “feathers” …

ROKIT announces world's first desktop 3D printer capable of printing high strength engineering plastic

Nov.3, 2014<p><b>ROKIT</b> Inc., the leading desktop <b>3D printer manufacturer in Korea</b> announced today that it has developed the world's first desktop 3D printer …

China Says It Has a Laser Gun For Blasting Drones Out of the Sky

Unlicensed drones spying on China better watch out because the People's Republic reportedly has a super terrifying laser weapon designed to blast …

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What's Next For Virgin Galactic?

The fatal crash of SpaceShipTwo might end Sir Richard Branson's vision of the future, but not the commercial space flight industry. Here's why.<p>In 2004, I sat down in a flight simulator at Scaled Composites with test pilot and engineer Peter Siebold. He'd built the simulator—a precise replica of the …

Space Travel