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Elite team of researchers plots one-way trip to Jupiter's ice moon Europa to look for aliens

Kristian von Bengston, the do-it-yourself space king and cofounder of Copenhagen Suborbitals, just announced the first phase of a project that's either extremely ambitious or unrealistic, depending on who you ask. Objective Europa is a scheme to send humans on a one-way trip to Jupiter's ice moon …

Doing A Da Vinci — If Only Leonardo Could See This

More than 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci tried to imagine what it would be like to soar over mountains, to dip, to glide like a bird. He'd sit on Italian hillsides, sketching, imagining, dreaming. In 1502, he drew one of the first ever, looking-down-from-the-sky panoramas of the Earth — in this …

Apple iOS7 software review – video

Almost one-third may have updated within 12 hours - but Apple's new iPhone software some way from 'world's most popular'. By <b>Alex Hern and Charles Arthur</b><p>Published: 19 Sep 2013<p>It's nearly three weeks since Apple overhauled its iPhone software, but some users aren't happy. Tell us what you think needs …

YouTube's mobile apps will add true offline viewing in November

YouTube's Android app added the ability to watch precached videos (while still online) last summer, but Google's video streaming unit isn't stopping there. A post tonight on its Partners & Creators informed video makers that viewing of stored videos with no internet connection is coming soon. …

Radiant Fabrication launches Kickstarter funding drive, aims to make 3D printing faster and easier

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Radiant Fabrication<p>Most consumer 3D printers are iterations of the same idea: A single nozzle moves around above a …

Google invites iOS users to experience data compression with Chrome

Like it or not, thinking about every megabyte is essential for smartphone owners hoping to keep their monthly usage from topping whatever tier they've purchased. The nasty, unbecoming world of data caps isn't changing in the near-term, and Google knows it. Following in the footsteps of Opera, the …

Before & After iOS 7: How Your Favorite Apps Are Changing

Flat. With one word Apple didn’t just change its look on mobile, but mandated an industry-wide face-lift. For iOS 7’s launch later today, chrome, navigation buttons, and textured title bars are getting replaced with more content, gesture-controlled navigation, and single-colored panels. Here’s a …

Time passes more slowly for flies, study finds

Flies avoid being swatted in just the same way Keanu Reeves dodges flying bullets in the movie The Matrix – by watching time pass slowly.<p>To the insect, that rolled-up newspaper moving at lightning speed might as well be inching through thick treacle.<p>Like Reeves standing back and side-stepping …

Disney magic turns your ear lobe into a speaker

A new project from Disney Research Pittsburgh lets you transmit sound through your body. Inshin-Den-Shin, which takes its name from a Japanese idiom for "unspoken mutual understanding," consists of nothing more than a voice-activated microphone, a computer, and a thin wire. After you talk into the …

How To Run Like Mo Farah

Ever wanted to run like a double Olympic gold athlete? Science Correspondent Richard Gray takes a 3D gait test and picks up some tips on how to run like Mo Farah.<p>The Telegraph's <b>Science Correspondent Richard Gray</b> asked biomechanics experts at Run 3D, a spin out company from the University of Oxford, …

Let This Gorgeous Chart From 1944 Teach You About Electromagnetic Radiation

Everything you need to know about electromagnetic waves in one poster<p>Reflection, refraction, diffraction, oh my! Dive into the wonderful world of electromagnetic radiation--i.e., the energy that travels through space in waves, like x-rays, microwaves and good old visible light.<p>Lawrence Livermore …

How the diminutive zebrafish is having a big impact on medical research

It begins with sex on the beach. Pairs of zebrafish separate from the rest of their shoal and move into shallower and shallower water, continuing to cavort around each other in rapid, darting movements. When the female reaches ground that is only a couple of centimetres below the waterline, a …

First poster for the RoboCop remake

After unveiling the first trailer last week, Columbia Pictures and MGM have now released an official poster for director Jose Padilha’s (<b>Elite Squad</b>) …

The Week in Spandex - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Batman vs. Superman, Thor: The Dark World, The Flash, Bieber the Boy Wonder, Captain Marvel, The Sinister Six, Wolverine and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Thor: The Dark World,</b> <b>The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain</b> …

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Lost in the Multiplex is here to bring you independent reviews of both newly released and classic films. Instead of obsessing over the latest trends …

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Alt-week 09.15.13: Record-breaking glass, nature's gears, and Hubble's huge find

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>This week's alternative roundup focuses on exploration, experimentation and discovery -- both on land and in space. Here on Earth, Cornell's stumbled upon a new glass that breaks records and researchers …

The Week In Numbers: A One-Way Trip To Mars, The Next Space Shuttle, And More

<b>$3.6 billion</b>: the funding a team of engineers needs to complete development of the Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, a new type of engine that could make runway-to-orbit space missions a reality<p><b>2,656</b>: the number of times these three astronauts orbited Earth during their 166 days aboard the …