Lynden Archer

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Take a billion-pixel tour of Curiosity rover's surroundings on Mars

Fans of extraterrestrial anomalies will have a field day with the billion-pixel view of the Curiosity rover's surroundings at a place called Rocknest on Mars. The 360-degree clickable panorama lets you zoom in on an eerie Martian "bird," a weird series of holes, or a shiny object sitting on the Red …

Man and Robot: where will the story end?

They can already perform operations, provide companionship and fight wars. But should robots be given the power of thought? And rights? Will Storr reports.<p>There are three of us in the laboratory: Jules, me and Dr Ute Leonards. Leonards asks me to sit in front of Jules. As I do, he looks me in the …

Marscape

New billion-pixel view of Mars landscape<p>This is a reduced version of panorama from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity with 1.3 billion pixels in the …

Lego ATLAS: Your chance to build one of the detectors that found the Higgs | Jon Butterworth | Life Physics

A while ago I was left speechless in awe at Sascha Mehlhase's creation of ATLAS in Lego. (ATLAS is the particle physics detector I work on at Cern's …

Ashes, memes, and reality TV: can far-out funding strategies save space exploration?

In an era of NASA budget cuts, private space ventures are testing unusual tactics to finance new missions<p>In November of 2014, if all goes according to plan, NASA's Sunjammer will be launched into space. Engineers will pack a waist-high shell with a compact probe and a 13,000 square foot solar sail …

The aliens are already here – your best pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/guardianwitness-blog/gallery/2013/jun/21/alien-sightings-your-pictures<p>720<p>We asked you to send in your photos …

Shrunken accelerator blasts like the big boys

<b>U. TEXAS-AUSTIN (US) —</b> A new tabletop particle accelerator is a step toward having multi-gigaelectronvolt laser plasma accelerators in research labs …

Stonehenge Revealed: Why Stones Were a "Special Place"

Lead archaeologist at Stonehenge discusses his team's discoveries in new book.<p><b>The eerie megaliths of Stonehenge have inspired speculation for centuries.</b>

Is E3 still relevant? The alternative view

Only a fool would argue E3 is irrelevant when we’ve just witnessed another absolute cracker of a convention. 2013’s E3 has brought us everything we …

The DeanBeat: My favorite games of E3 2013

A swarm of new games is coming, based on new revelations last week at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). I didn’t see everything, but I saw as much as humanly possible. I’m excited by the innovation happening in games, and here are my favorite titles. This year’s batch include numerous …

Battlefield 4 E3 2013 GAMEPLAY Preview!

The Witcher 3 will expand Geralt's combat skills, producer says

<i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i>, CD Projekt Red's upcoming Polish fantasy-inspired role-playing game, will introduce new combat options for the game's protagonist, producer Marek Ziemak told OnlySP.<p>According to Ziemak, Geralt of Rivia's expanded combat options will include new offensive and defensive …

AMD won the next-gen console war, and PC gamers could reap the reward

Can x86 turn the gaming PC into a first-class citizen again?<p>Sony and Microsoft will be duking out the next console war for years to come, but there's one company that wins no matter what: chipmaker AMD, which managed to put processors in <i>every</i> new console, including the Nintendo Wii U, the …