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Ballet Meets Robotics

“Ballet Meets Robotics” is an accompanying short documentary that offers a behind- the-scenes look at how cutting edge technology was employed in the short…


Beyond The Spheres

Space Voices, what we can’t here, what we can’t see. Beyond The Spheres is a marriage of Art and Science. This work utilizes radio…


Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Successfully Launches Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Explorer

Early today, Japan successfully launched Hayabusa 2 (H-IIA Flight F26), a successor to JAXA’s earlier asteroid explorer Hayabusa, from the Yoshinobu Launch Complex at…


Sentient Technologies: What Will the AI Focus on First? Finance & Medicine

Sentient Technologies, a big data company with the goal of developing massively scalable artificial intelligence, has just gone through a $103.5M Series C round…


Oceans Acidity Rising with CO2 Emissions

“The oceans have taken up a quarter of the carbon dioxide humans have put in the atmosphere over the last two hundred years. But…


Reversing Climate Change: Biochar in Ten Minutes

Dr. Frank Shu is a celebrated astrophysicist and Shaw Prize winner now dedicated to making an impact on climate change. He has developed a…


Saudia Arabia to go 50% Solar in 20 years

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seeking to find an alternative to petroleum by exploiting solar energy in desalination. “The Kingdom’s future plan includes…


#TBT: David Lynch Does the Weather

David Lynch’s weather report for Los Angeles on Thursday, March 9, 2009. “Mostly blue skies, some white clouds floating by, muted golden sunshine, very…


Japan Approves 310 m/hour “Maglev” Commuter Train

nyv.me/l/aQKj The Japanese government approved on Friday what may be the fastest commuter train in the world (311 mph), with plans to share the…