Tom O'Brien

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What We Know About The Best Designs For The Hyperloop So Far

“That in general is good advice for people creating companies,” Musk said to students. “Start with the minimally useful system.”<p>Last weekend, dozens of teams gathered at Texas A&M to present their pod designs for a Hyperloop–a new form of transit that will hurdle riders across land at 700 mph using …

Blair Bunting Captures The Essence Of The SR-71 Blackbird In These Dramatic Photos

Our friend and renowned advertising photographer Blair Bunting has fallen in love with shooting military aviation subjects in his signature style. …

These Surreal Folding Landscapes Were Made Using Drone Photos

You know that mind-bending scene in the movie Inception in which the dream world is folding up on itself? Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş‘ “Flatland” …

Ireland's Easter uprising in pictures

“AFTER I am hanged my portrait will be interesting but not before,” wrote Patrick Pearse, a leader of Ireland's Easter Rising, in a letter to Seamus …

Watch this epic mash-up video of every space shuttle ever launched — including Challenger

From 1980 to 2011, NASA launched 135 missions. Over 350 astronauts deployed 180 payloads, including satellites and space probes. Crews sent the International Space Station and the Hubble telescope into orbit.<p>Two shuttle flights ended in disaster: the Challenger on January 28, 1986, just 73 seconds …

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Coding Breeds Collegiality And Boosts STEM Program Success

To prepare for the world and the workforce, students need to learn more about themselves and what motivates them. They also need opportunities, both in and out of school, to apply what they are learning to real-world contexts. Not just the kinds of problems they’ll be tackling in their future …

Let's Look at Elon Musk's New Spaceship

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Elon Musk has debuted his new reusable spacecraft built by his company, Space X. The coned space …