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New Jersey

The most outlandish ideas for missile defence systems

Killer satellites, radiation clouds and circling planes – Sharon Weinberger recalls some of the more bizarre ideas dreamed up over the decades.<p>Since the advent of intercontinental ballistic missiles in the 1950s, military scientists and engineers have been working hard to find a way to defeat them. …

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Space
Harry Potter

Canada's largest radio dish finds life after decades of dormancy

In the wooded quiet of eastern Ontario, a long neglected giant is tilting its massive ear toward the heavens once again.<p>After years of inactivity and a crippling breakdown, the Algonquin Radio Observatory is at the forefront of a novel experiment that could transform the study of pulsars, collapsed …

Universe

Dwarf Planets: Science & Facts About the Solar System’s Smaller Worlds

Dwarf planets are worlds that are too small to be considered full-fledged planets, but too large to fall into smaller categories.<p>In recent years, …

Horizons: The planes that can pick up trains

Students have come up with a radical idea for cutting journey times in 2050 – aircraft that collect and drop-off passengers in moving pod-like carriages.<p>Our transport system, whichever way you look at it, is broken. Sure, most of us eventually get to where we need to go, but congestion and …

San Francisco

Amazing Images From Neuroscience's "Hubble Deep Field" - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | August 11, 2013 5:01 am<p>Thanks to newly-developed “super-resolution” microscopy techniques, a group of French neuroscientists have …

Astronaut twins could reveal genetics of space health

In 2015, a clone will spend a year on the International Space Station while his doppelgänger remains on Earth. Mark and Scott Kelly, the only …

Spain to take 'all necessary measures' to defend Gibraltar interests

Spain has said it will take "all necessary measures" to the defend its interests in Gibraltar amid growing diplomatic tensions with Britain.<p>Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Spain will take "legal and proportional steps" after Britain sent a rapid reaction force of warships to visit the island's …

Saudi Arabia Couldn't Bribe Russia to Give Up on Assad

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Saudi Arabia is so desperate to rid their region of Syria's dictatorial regime that they offered …

PRISM Projected To Cost U.S. Cloud Computing Industry $35B

U.S.-based cloud computing providers are projected to lose up to 20% of foreign market revenues or $35B over the next three years as a result of disclosures involving PRISM.<p>The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank published How Much Will PRISM …

Samsung to buy German OLED company Novaled

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung, in conjunction with its affiliates, plans to acquire German company Novaled, which …

Motorola is reportedly working on a new Nexus in time for the holidays

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>9to5Google spotted a rather interesting post Taylor Wimberly made to Google Plus on Thursday. You might remember that …

How Intel's New Processor Will Keep Your Gadgets Alive Longer

The U- and Y-series core processors can extend battery life by two hours, and keep devices moving faster than ever.<p>In the world of chip design, there's one spec people typically care about most: speed. But as demand for mobility increases, efficiency has become as important a quality as any. In the …

Asus-made Nexus 10 tablet reportedly coming soon

The new version of Google's largest tablet, the Nexus 10, will be made by Asus rather than Samsung, according to a report from <i>Geek</i>'s Russell Holly. The writer, who also broke the news that stock Android editions of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One were coming to the Google Play store, cites …

Obama reportedly meets with Tim Cook and other tech leaders to talk surveillance

President Obama met with several top figures in the tech world including Apple CEO Tim Cook and internet pioneer (and Google VP) Vint Cerf on Thursday to discuss government surveillance, reports <i>Politico</i><i>.</i> The meeting reportedly follows a similar gathering earlier this week including members of the …

The fury of our sun captured in never-before-seen detail

Normally it's harmful to stare at the sun, but for researchers at the NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory, that's their job. Stripping away the danger with its New Solar Telescope (NST), the team used its newly-equipped spectrometer to help capture the clearest images of the sun's atmosphere to date, …

Perseid meteors: All you need to know

In the Northern Hemisphere, the annual August Perseid meteor shower probably ranks as the all-time favorite meteor shower of the year.<p>In the Northern …

Astronomy

Grinding 20-Ton Mirrors For The Giant Magellan Telescope

One of the largest telescopes ever made will reveal previously unobservable facets of our universe's past.<p>The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be one of the largest telescopes ever made, and will allow scientists to observe distant realms in unprecedented detail. It will display the far reaches …