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Solar Cost Hits World's New Low, Half the Price of Coal in Chile

Posted in Hardware on 24th Aug, 2016 04:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Chile awarded a contract to sell solar power for $29.10 per megawatt hour (MWh), the lowest ever across the planet.
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+5

China unveils its Mars 2020 probe and science goals

Posted in Hardware on 24th Aug, 2016 03:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The mission will be complex and ambitious, including an orbiter, lander and rover.
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+7

NASA Funds Plan to Turn Used Rocket Fuel Tanks Into Space Habitats

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Aug, 2016 05:21 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA has selected six partner companies to develop full-sized ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats.
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+35

The Future of the Internet of Things

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2016 11:50 PM
by AlexMuller
If your hope is to awaken to a fully automated home, you already can.
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+52

Van Allen probes capture how Earth's radiation belts respond to giant solar storm

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2016 06:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Understanding how the belts work is becoming more important as the world becomes more dependent on satellite technology.
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+24

One micron thick solar cells and three micron thick OLED displays

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2016 06:25 PM
by AlexMuller
The bendy solar cells could power wearable electronics like fitness trackers and smart glasses.
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+48

A new machinne learning algorithm can be used to detect poverty from space

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2016 12:49 AM
by AlexMuller
Attempting to assist people living in poverty could be made easier using satellite imagery and machine learning.
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+45

With the installation of the Docking Adapter, the ISS is ready for the private spaceflight era

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2016 12:17 AM
by AlexMuller
space station transitions from the era of Space Shuttle transportation to that of privatized spaceflight.
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+27

Intel Bets Big on Deep Learning

Posted in Hardware on 19th Aug, 2016 08:54 PM
by AlexMuller
In a deal rivaling Google's acquisition of DeepMind, Intel has agreed to acquire Nervana Systems, a company that specializes in deep learning technology.
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+38

SpaceX plans to use more carbon fiber for lighter rockets as reusing stages justifies higher expenses

Posted in Hardware on 19th Aug, 2016 08:33 PM
by PlanetTech
Originally, the company made rockets mostly out of aluminum to keep costs low.
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+24

Adorable Robot Assistant Pepper Now Available in the US

Posted in Hardware on 19th Aug, 2016 03:48 AM
by AlexMuller
For the first time, SoftBank Robotics' Pepper, the adorable and tiny humanoid robot helper, will be available to purchase in the US.
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+42

Neuroprosthesis to mimic, repair and improve cognition

Posted in Hardware on 19th Aug, 2016 03:13 AM
by AlexMuller
The broad target market includes people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, as well as those who have suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury.
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+31

Elon Musk's OpenAI continues to poach talent

Posted in Hardware on 18th Aug, 2016 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Since announced in December 2015, Elon Musk and Sam Altman's OpenAI has recruited some of the foremost names in modern artificial intelligence research.
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+46

NASA's Next Mars Rover Intensifies Hunt for Extinct Martian Microbes

Posted in Hardware on 18th Aug, 2016 12:37 AM
by AlexMuller
The 2020 Mars Rover already deep into development. It'll be targeting rocks with the best chance of revealing ancient Martian life.
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+19

Super-resolution 3D microscopy images cells in unprecedented detail

Posted in Hardware on 17th Aug, 2016 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
An advance that could reveal biological phenomena never before seen and bring new medical insights.
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+48

Proposed space telescope for quality viewing of earth sized exoplanets out to 45 light years

Posted in Hardware on 16th Aug, 2016 05:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The High Definition Space Telescope would be five times as big and 100 times as sensitive as Hubble.
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+40
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