Justin Kent

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Disney's Real-Time Face-Tracking Tech Is Awesome and Creepy

Progress is made one clown face at a time.<p>Disney Research has recently developed two new improvements on facial simulation. One is an improvement on simulated hair , the other is the first system for live, dynamic augmentation of human faces. In other words, one is cyber wig and one is a cyber mask.<p>…

Augmented Reality

Speech-imitating algorithm can steal your voice in 60 seconds

Machine learning algorithm can mimic other peoples' voices or create new ones from scratch.<p>A Canadian start-up has developed a voice imitation …

NASA is working on a ‘vacuum airship’ for Mars missions (and 22 other bonkers ideas)

It sounds like something out of science fiction – a vacuum airship filled with empty space, which will soar above the thin atmosphere of Mars.<p>But …

Space Exploration

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Sending A Submarine To Titan

Aside from Earth, Titan is the only body in the solar system with liquid seas on its surface. The seas are made of hydrocarbons, not water, but they …

The Journey to Mars has a price tag, and it will give Congress sticker shock

At the lowest price, $450 billion, NASA would get only "austere" missions.<p>NASA has been talking about its "Journey to Mars" for the better part of …

Saturn moon has ‘almost all the ingredients to support life as we know it’, says Nasa – video

Saturn’s moon Enceladus has ‘almost all of the ingredients you would need to support life as we know it on earth’, says Nasa project scientist, Linda Spilker, on Thursday. Beneath its frozen surface, Enceladus has a saltwater ocean, and the hydrogen – produced in a reaction between heated water and …

Astronomy

Saturn Moon Titan's 'Electric Sand' Would Make Super Castles

Electrified sands on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may stick together due to static cling, potentially meaning that sand castles there would last for …

Titan's Trick Explained: 'Magic Islands' on Saturn Moon May Be Bubbles

Mysterious bright anomalies known as "magic islands" that wink in and out of existence on the seas of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may be streams of …

Astronomy

How Would NASA Search for Extraterrestrial Life on Enceladus?

As NASA's Cassini spacecraft prepares for its grand finale at Saturn, scientists have uncovered the first evidence of a potential energy source for …

Aliens may have existed in our solar system long before us

The solar system that humanity calls home may have once been inhabited by an extinct species of spacefaring aliens, a top scientist has suggested.<p>A …

'Dragonfly' Drone Could Explore Saturn Moon Titan

A relocatable lander could explore the hazy skies of Saturn's intriguing moon Titan, according a new mission proposal. As the eight-bladed whirlybird …

Astronomy

The First Mars Astronauts Could Be Trapped Inside a Tube For Years With No Chance of Escape

And they don't even get to land.<p>For years, NASA has talked about sending people to Mars with its gigantic new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), …

AIRS

Research today is a skill that is taught to students as part of information literacy units; however, I don’t think students understand the difference …