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New galaxy 'most distant' yet discovered

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1022000/1022239_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524624321_d5cfe1fa49840dd01285c842b77bedae<p><b>An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet.</b><p>The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is …

Universe

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Near-space Balloon Rides, 100,000 Feet Above Earth, to be Offered by New Company

Near-space balloon rides are being prepared by the company World View for people who don’t want to pay the steep price for rides up above the …

A Robot With Heart

Using cardiac cells as a motor.<p>"Our miniature bio-bot is made of a flexible polymer and living heart cells. The cells beat together, creating a contracting and releasing motion that inches the bot forward. We use a 3-D printer to build the bot's body layer by layer out of a hydrogel—the material …

Apple Unveils New iPads

Plus other stuff—but mostly iPads.<p>Today in Cupertino, Calif., Apple CEO Tim Cook and a few other bigwigs took the stage to announce some new stuff. What kind of stuff? New, slightly better iPads; a new, slightly better operating system; and a grab bag of other bite-size announcements. Here's what …

As top tablets reach ‘Retina’ resolutions, which has the sharpest screen?

The new iPad Mini puts the same number of pixels as a larger Retina iPad into a smaller space, making for a "denser" display.<p>Apple's iPad announcements on Tuesday renewed a conflict that has smoldered since the announcement of the iPhone 4: When it comes to "Retina" displays, who has the sharpest, …

Gear & Gadgets

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Feb<p>13<p>Tue<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Feb<p>16<p>Fri<p>George Clinton & Parliament FunkadelicBumpin Uglies, The Grilled Lincolns, Never Ending Fall, Joint …