Tag: technology

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NASA to show off space lasers, enabling faster transfer of data between Earth and space

NASA to show off space lasers, enabling faster transfer of data between Earth and space

NASA is planning to unveil a new laser communications system next month that will allow data to be transmitted between Earth and spac [...]
Perseverance Mars rover’s robotic arm starts conducting science

Perseverance Mars rover’s robotic arm starts conducting science

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is using its robotic arm to search for signs of ancient microbial life.  The rover, which landed in [...]
Singapore researchers control Venus flytraps using smartphones

Singapore researchers control Venus flytraps using smartphones

Researchers in Singapore have found a way of controlling a Venus flytrap using electric signals from a smartphone, an innovation t [...]
Emergency program to give people $50 off internet bill

Emergency program to give people $50 off internet bill

Americans can begin applying for $50 off their monthly internet bill on Wednesday as part of an emergency government program to ke [...]
Voyager 1 detects ‘hum’ while in interstellar space

Voyager 1 detects ‘hum’ while in interstellar space

Voyager 1, which is the farthest human-made object from Earth and the first to enter interstellar space, has been detecting a “faint, [...]
Virgin Hyperloop shows off the future: mass transport in floating magnetic pods

Virgin Hyperloop shows off the future: mass transport in floating magnetic pods

In the desert just north of Las Vegas, a long white metal tube sits at the base of the mountains, promising to one day revolutioni [...]
States push back against use of facial recognition by police

States push back against use of facial recognition by police

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Law enforcement agencies across the US have used facial recognition technology to solve homicides and bust human [...]
Conservative think tank Heritage Foundation stops taking Big Tech donations

Conservative think tank Heritage Foundation stops taking Big Tech donations

The Heritage Foundation has stopped accepting donations from tech giants amid an escalating battle with Silicon Valley over censor [...]
Italy unveils high-tech floor design for Roman Colosseum

Italy unveils high-tech floor design for Roman Colosseum

The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by the culture ministry [...]
China launches robot prototype capable of catching space debris with net

China launches robot prototype capable of catching space debris with net

A Chinese space mining start-up launched into low Earth orbit on Tuesday a robot prototype that can scoop up debris left behind by [...]
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