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Gizmos & Gadgets: Ride an Autonomous Bus on Helsinki Streets

August 19, 2016 – It’s official. Autonomous bus service is starting to show up on urban streets with Helsinki, Finland launching a small fleet of two French-built, EasyMile ... Continue Reading →
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Range Anxiety Overblown When Talking About Electric Vehicle Performance

August 17, 2016 – Research done at Massachusetts Institute of Technology indicates that the current electric vehicle (EV) fleet’s limited range should not be a concern when ... Continue Reading →
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What Happens When the Daily High Temperature Outside Exceeds 50 Celsius?

August 17, 2016 –  For those who only read temperatures in Fahrenheit, that’s 122 degrees. And that’s nothing when you compare it to some of the temperature readings ... Continue Reading →
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Quantum Computers: The Question Remains “When Will We See Them Replacing What We Have Today?”

August 16, 2016 – In the last few weeks Google, working with its team of quantum engineers has announced the ability to simulate a hydrogen molecule using its D-Wave system. D-Wave ... Continue Reading →
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The Disrupted Future of the Automobile

August 15, 2016 – We have been living in the age of the automobile. Since Henry Ford first set up his production assembly lines the world has become a slave to four-wheeled vehicles. ... Continue Reading →
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Did Life Precede Habitability? Did Venus in the Past Support Life? Is There an Earth Orbiting Proxima Centauri?

August 14, 2016 – As the Kepler space telescope discovers more exoplanets we ask questions about the existence of life elsewhere in our galaxy and Universe. We also search for ... Continue Reading →
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Gizmos & Gadgets: A Biological Trap That Kills Mosquitoes Just in Time to Fight Zika

August 13, 2016 – The latest infection count in Miami is 25 confirmed cases of mosquito-spread Zika virus. That’s not a big number but it will grow as the summer continues. Mosquitoes, ... Continue Reading →
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High-Resolution Imaging – Its Importance to Content and the Film Industry

August 12, 2016 – Aaron Foster is a Phoenix-based tech enthusiast. He specializes in digital cameras and accessories, Android mobile devices and PC hardware. He is today’s ... Continue Reading →
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What’s Up with Our Oceans? – Seems Global Warming is Getting to Them Faster Than Expected

August 11, 2016 – Scientists in the last week have admitted they erred in calculating sea level rise globally. In a journal report entitled, “Unabated global mean sea-level ... Continue Reading →
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Gizmos & Gadgets: A GPS System for Space Travel

August 11, 2016 – The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University of Leicester, in the United Kingdom, published a paper this week describing the equivalent of a GPS system ... Continue Reading →