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2050

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By 24 September 2014

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Most cars autonomous by 2050: study

A study by industry data and consulting firm IHS predicts that, by 2050, nearly all road vehicles will be of the self-driving variety.

By 6 January 2014

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What will recorded music sound like in 2050?

John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.

By 28 October 2013

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By 27 September 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By 25 September 2014

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No guts, all glory at Robot Soccer World Cup

​Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.

By 25 July 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By 18 July 2014

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Lego tower-building robot could reach space, theoretically

An ambitious robot that builds a never-ending Lego tower could hypothetically reach space if it had enough blocks and time.

By 15 July 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By 4 July 2014

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CEOs of Microsoft, HP, Intel talk future of computing

The chief executives of key tech companies discuss their visions of the explosion of data and the future Internet of Things.

By 12 June 2014