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August solar flares in pictures

August 24 and 25 saw a surge in solar activity, with NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory capturing a series of stunning photos of three coronal mass ejections.

5 Images By 26 August 2014

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The 404 Show 1,540: See-through solar panels, LG Music Flow, superhero workout, Redskins (podcast)

LG's Music Flow speaker really knows how to listen.

By 21 August 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 037: Crazy facial projection tech, origami solar cells, and an LED basketball court

A Japanese producer is showing off his advanced face tracking and projection technology, and it's crazier than we could have ever imagined. Can you think of all the different ways society would use this kind of technology if it became mainstream?

By 19 August 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 037: Crazy facial projection tech, origami solar cells, and an LED basketball court

On today's show, we're checking out a wild new advance in face tracking/projection tech, Nike's new all-LED basketball court for Kobe Bryant, and JPL's origami-inspired solar panels.

By 19 August 2014

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Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space

NASA has joined forces with an origami expert to meld art and technology in the creation of foldable solar structures that could one day go into space.

By 16 August 2014

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Calculating the solar efficiency of Superman

Superman's solar power actually contravenes the laws of physics, according to a team of students at the University of Leicester.

By 4 August 2014

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By 27 July 2014

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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

By 9 July 2014

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Solar-powered smart park benches charge your gear

Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.

By 1 July 2014

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New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.

By 11 June 2014