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Google Glass Expanding Into Music

The futuristic online glasses known as Google Glass will add music functions over the next two weeks for the few thousand “Explorers” beta-testing …

The cars we’ll be driving in the world of 2050

What will the cars of 2050 look like? What will power them? Will they even have a steering wheel? Sven Beiker peers under the bonnet of tomorrow’s autos.<p>Car companies have recently been telling us what the car of 2020 will be like: autonomous is one word used, electric is another, and it will be …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City

Rising Star Expedition

Second Cave Chamber Reveals Spectacular New Homo Naledi Skull and More<p>In Changing PlanetMay 9, 20174 Comments<p>The first fossils of Homo naledi, discovered in 2013 and described as a new species of hominin in 2015, have just been dated to coming from only 236,000 to 335,000 years ago—close to the …

Advanced Mathematics With Legos In A Washing Machine

Science with colorful bricks<p>Every generation, a scientific paper comes along that rocks the very foundations of research, upturns our sense of the world, leaves us collapsed, in awe at everything that we, for all of our work, still fail to comprehend about the universe. "Random Structures from Lego …

'3-D Painting' Sprays Metal To Repair Or Rebuild Machines [Video]

But can it do graffiti?<p>GE is showing off a new machine that sprays high-velocity metal powders at broken machines, repairing damage in a few minutes without having to weld replacement pieces. The technique, which they're calling "cold spraying," or "3-D painting," (you know, like "printing") could …

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Bigger, faster, stronger: stepping up the hunt for cosmic building blocks

Building it cost £5bn; it took 20 years to construct, and is still to operate at full strength. Yet scientists have already turned their attention to designing a replacement for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's most powerful particle accelerator which last year revealed the existence of …

A quick reminder of why cloud computing really matters — the applications

Amazon Web Services’ (s amzn) second-annual re:Invent user conference kicks off on Tuesday, and the scale of the thing speaks volumes of just how …

America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be christened during a ceremony in Newport News, Va., an event that will usher in the next generation of aircraft carriers. The Gerald R. Ford is the first of its class -- …