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airborne

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Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne is probably the best arcade racing game I've seen yet, with tons of light-hearted racing fun, but you'll have to fight the urge to spend your money.

August 26, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating August 26, 2013

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By February 4, 2013

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Hash tags go airborne

At the Ryder Cup today, attendees and players alike got an aerial reminder that the European team has enthusiastic boosters.

By September 29, 2012

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Electronic nose detects harmful airborne substances

Researchers say their device, which includes a computer chip, USB ports, and temperature and humidity sensors, will be the size of a credit card.

By August 21, 2012

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Airborne Laser hits the off switch

The souped-up 747 was built to pack a "megawatt-class" laser and cut down enemy missiles before they could do any harm. But the funds ran dry, so it's off to the "Boneyard."

By February 27, 2012

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A flying telescope? Observing NASA's SOFIA airborne observatory

NASA gives tours of its Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, a modified Boeing 747 that offers up unprecedented clarity for Earth-based telescopes.

By October 17, 2011

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SOFIA airborne telescope aims high (photos)

The joint program between NASA and Germany's aerospace agency makes the first flight of its astronomical study missions, with a telescope tucked in the tail of a 747.

13 Images December 2, 2010

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Airborne Laser zaps in-flight missile

The proof-of-concept laser-equipped 747 takes out a ballistic missile in a bittersweet achievement for fans of directed-energy weapons.

By February 12, 2010

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Airborne Laser sticks to test regimen

Boeing and its directed-energy cohort say the 747-mounted laser weapon continues to pass milestones in testing. But what of it?

By August 20, 2009

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Boeing's Airborne Laser still up in the air

The Secretary of Defense sees an operational role for the ABL as "highly questionable," but research continues into the missile-zapping system from on high.

By April 24, 2009