Category: SCI/TECH

Apr 11, 2016

Picture of the Day: NASA’s Missile Row at Cape Canaveral, 1964

Picture of the Day: NASA’s Missile Row at Cape Canaveral, 1964

Aerial photo taken Nov. 13, 1964 of NASA’s ‘missile row’ at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. View is looking north, with the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) under construction, in the upper left hand corner

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Mar 28, 2016

3D ‘Holoportation’ Lets You Virtually Interact With People in Real-Time

3D ‘Holoportation’ Lets You Virtually Interact With People in Real-Time

Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time

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Mar 27, 2016

Picture of the Day: Happy Easter from Space

Picture of the Day: Happy Easter from Space

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly celebrates his first holiday back on Earth after his #YearInSpace with a photo of a bunny rabbit plush toy on the ISS

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Mar 24, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!

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Mar 24, 2016

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The global initiative is a ‘backup to the backups’. In case of global catastrophe, go here

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Mar 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Nicknamed ‘Bullwinkle’, the steel base alone is 1,352 ft tall and is regarded as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century

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Mar 17, 2016

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

When you step in your heel hits a sensor and the system will auto tighten. Then there are two buttons on the side to tighten and loosen.

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