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The Time an Engineer Accidentally Started the Space Race and Changed the Course of History

We tend to look back on the white-hot 12 years between Sputnik I and Neil Armstrong and say, "Well <i>of course</i> the United States won the Space Race," …

Books

From Chamonix to Aspen, These Are the 14 Most Luxurious Ski Hotels Around the World

In many parts of the world, ski season is just about to kick off. Whether you are eager to hit the slopes, or more excited about the après scene that surrounds just about every snowy destination, it's time to get your winter holidays booked. Here, some of the most luxurious hotels in the top ski …

Homepage - HOTEL CHAMONIX MONT BLANC – Site officiel

Enjoy a <i>unique experience</i><br>at Mont-Blanc Chamonix<p>Summer and winter alike, Hôtel Mont-Blanc is the must address to visit in the valley of Chamonix. Every …

Mont Blanc

Washington School House Hotel

Rooms + Suites<p>Our masterfully-crafted mountain-chic rooms and suites are over-the-top. An incredible juxtaposition of modern luxury coupled with …

Welcome To The Age Of The Micro-Singularity

You know it when it happens: All of a sudden, everyone on the Internet is talking about the same thing. What does it mean for the future of information?<p>Last month, over a billion people around the world suddenly knew the name and appearance of the very same woman, and simultaneously began …

Mercedes-Benz previews its future with autonomous concept

Mercedes-Benz is giving us a glimpse of its future with the F 015 Luxury in Motion concept.<p>Presented at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las …

University of Minnesota engineers make sound loud enough to bend light on a computer chip - College of Science and Engineering

Device could improve wireless communications systems<p><b>Contacts:</b> <br>Rhonda Zurn, College of Science and Engineering, rzurn@umn.edu, (612) …

How to turn astronaut poop into rocket fuel - Futurity

A new way to make rocket fuel uses something that is usually stored and burned up on re-entry: human waste.

The first step toward long-term space flight: The ISS 3D prints first spare part

The International Space Station had a seemingly boring first today, its 3D printer was fired up and used to create a plastic faceplate.<p>But while 3D …

Space Exploration

Out Of This World Food Traditions

As we gather around our dinner tables for Thanksgiving, many food traditions will ensue, everything from turkey to stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy. Similarly, NASA has a long history of food traditions, too.<p><b>As we gather around our dinner tables for Thanksgiving, many food traditions will ensue,</b> …