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Chinese researchers unveil brain powered car | Reuters

China’s first mind-controlled car has been developed by researchers in the north-east port city of Tianjin.<p>Researcher Zhang Zhao wearing a brain signal-reading equipment prepares to move a car with his brain wave, during a demonstration at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, November 17, 2015. …

The Brain

Nokia Closes Its $2.8B Sale Of Here To The Audi, BMW And Daimler Car Consortium

One of the bigger makers of maps and location services used in mobile phones and connected cars has now been taken over by a consortium of car makers. Today Nokia completed its sale of Here to Audi AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG for €2.55 billion ($2.8 billion). The deal was originally announced in …

SpaceX will try to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground, NASA says

When SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket again, the company will attempt to land the vehicle back on solid ground, <i>Florida Today</i> reported. So far, the company has only attempted landing their rockets on ships out at sea, but SpaceX's ultimate goal is to eventually touch down its rockets on …

Unhappy customer sues Apple after honeymoon photos are wiped from phone

An Apple customer has won a "monumental victory" over the tech company after his photos were wiped<p>A British man is celebrating a victory for the "common man" after successfully suing Apple for accidentally wiping treasured photos from his phone.<p>Deric White said he was devastated after his honeymoon …

NASA Solar Probe Will Touch The Sun

In untold ways, humanity remains as clueless about our own star as it was a generation ago. But that should change soon after the projected July 2018 launch of NASA’s Solar Probe Plus (SPP) — a $1.5 billion spacecraft that will travel closer to its surface than any previous man-made object.<p>Nearly …

Astronomy

China joins hunt for extra-terrestrials with FAST - the world's biggest-ever telescope

The massive structure will allow scientists to gather signals from tens of billions of light years away when it is completed in 2016<p>China is in the final stages of building the world's largest-ever radio telescope, which will give Beijing a leading role in space research and the hunt for …

Universe

Why you shouldn't compare Blue Origin's rocket landing to SpaceX

For the past year, SpaceX has been trying to gently land its Falcon 9 rocket after launching it into space. The goal is for a large portion of the Falcon 9 to touchdown on a floating barge at sea post-launch, but the two times SpaceX has tried it after a return from space, the rocket was unable to …

Russia formally eases ban on nuclear technology exports to Iran | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has eased an export ban on nuclear equipment and technology to Iran, a Kremlin decree published on Monday showed, after Tehran struck a deal with world powers on its nuclear program in July.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L), who arrived to attend the …

South Asia

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at you, right where I’ve drawn my circle, …

Periodic Table

T-Mobile offering $100 discounts on top smartphones

The holidays are coming and that can only mean one thing for avid tech shoppers – some hot deals are about to come! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, kickstarting Christmas shopping with some of the hottest offers you will see all year. T-Mobile doesn’t want you to wait …

Mobile

NASA denies Boeing a billion-dollar contract to resupply the ISS

Announcement of winners delayed to January 2016<p>NASA has delayed awarding the next round of International Space Station resupply contracts until January 30th, 2016. In addition, the space agency has denied the submission from Boeing, one of five companies originally in the running for the …

Watch NASA Test A Rocket Engine That Could Fuel Up On Other Planets

Let 'er rip!<p>Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that we're all very worried about here on Earth. But up in space? That's a whole different ballgame.<p>Unlike liquid hydrogen, which is the fuel of choice for today's rockets, methane is more stable, can be stored safely at higher temperatures, and is …