Category Archives: Technology

22Feb/15

Spacewalking astronauts rigging station for new U.S. space taxis

Astronaut teams work outside Space Station to make preparations for commercial space project.
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17Feb/15

Project Anywhere takes virtual reality gaming to new level

A student at ETH Zurich creates what he believes is the most advanced virtual digital avatar ever seen. Constantinos Miltiadis says his Project Anywhere will allow multiple gamers in separate continents to compete in the same virtual space.

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16Feb/15

Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

EGHAM, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UK / BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS) – It’s hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own – isn’t it?

In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to “trick” people into thinking they have a foreign body part.

And once that’s achieved, psychologists have found that racist attitudes can be diminished.
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12Feb/15

Sun’s activity captured in stunning time-lapse video

(IVO)- A twisting solar flare erupting into space……just one of many captivating images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory during its five years in space.

To mark the milestone, NASA has released a veritable ‘greatest hits package’ of the sun’s activity.
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11Feb/15

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship leaves space station

An unmanned SpaceX Dragon cargo ship departs the International Space Station, loaded with science experiments and equipment for analysis on Earth.

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10Feb/15

Battery-powered train brings low-carbon commuting to UK

ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – The tagline says it all.

This Independently Powered Electric Multiple Unit is being tested out over five weeks on a ten-mile track just outside London.

The train draws power from overhead lines.

It then lowers its pantograph and can run on its batteries instead.
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