Monthly Archives: November 2018

Indian Rocket Launches 31 Satellites to Orbit

https://www.space.com/42580-indian-rocket-launches-31-satellites-success.html An Indian rocket successfully lofted 31 satellites to Earth orbit late Wednesday night (Nov. 28), just a few days before the scheduled liftoff of a SpaceX booster that’s even more jam-packed. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) … Continue reading

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Adult Swim, Crunchyroll announce first-ever co-production: A Blade Runner anime

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1419981 Enlarge / A still from Warner Bros.’ Blade Runner: Black Out 2022 short, which may be a good hint of what to expect from this upcoming, brand-new anime series in the same universe. Warner Bros. Pictures 6 with 6 … Continue reading

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Microsoft wins $480 million military contract to bring HoloLens to the battlefield

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1419881 HoloLens from above, showing the visor and the headband. Esy Casey 0 with 0 posters participating Microsoft has won a $480 million contract to develop an augmented reality system for use in combat and military training for the US … Continue reading

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From Raspberry Pi to Home Brewing, Here Are 19 Projects To Make From Our Gift Guide

https://makezine.com/2018/11/29/from-raspberry-pi-to-home-brewing-here-are-19-projects-to-make-from-our-gift-guide/ Gift guides are great, nearly everybody loves them. They may be one of the few advertisements that people are happy to see, since they can genuinely help you decide on a fun gift for a loved one. I know … Continue reading

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AR technology helps the blind navigate by making objects ‘talk’

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/29/ar-headset-tech-helps-blind-navigate/ Engadget If you’re blind, finding your way through a new area can sometimes be challenging. In the future, though, you might just need to wear a headset. Caltech researchers have developed a Cognitive Augmented Reality Assistant (CARA) that uses … Continue reading

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Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Human Babies Presents His Research

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=29484 HONG KONG — Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who claims to have edited the genomes of twin infant girls to protect them from HIV while they were embryos, presented his work today at a conference at the University of Hong … Continue reading

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Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria Found on Space Station Toilet

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=29456 Space Bacteria Wherever humans go, our bacterial companions will follow. That’s as true in space as it is on Earth, and while we’ve known that microbial astronauts are present on the International Space Station, one group of researchers has … Continue reading

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